Josiah Dwight Whitney III

Josiah Dwight Whitney III (1878-1926) Cartoonist and journalist at the New York World and the New York Post, 1899-1915.  Referred to as “Haworth’s Poet Laureate.”  Made the Times in 1914 when he was bitten on the leg by a pet rabbit belonging to the Congregational minister.  Lived on Sunset Ave.  His uncle was also “Josiah D. Whitney,” the Harvard geologist for whom Mt. Whitney was named (in California, the highest peak in the contiguous United States).