1914 – Born on July 2nd in Wheeling, West Virginia. Hamburger, who was a reporter-at-large, wrote about all manner of subjects and people in pieces that included U.S. city portraits, coverage of the political realm, presidential and other profiles, and reflections on New York itself.
– Sometimes wrote under the name Our Man Stanley and covered 14 presidential inaugurations, starting with Franklin D. Roosevelt’s first (which he watched from a tree), whose unique style helped create and nurture the magazine’s reputation for urbanity.
1939 – Worked under all five editors of The New Yorker magazine.
2004 – Died of cardiac arrest on April 23rd in New York, New York.