John Kendrick Bangs (May 27, 1862 – January 21, 1922) was an American author, editor and satirist. He was born in Yonkers, New York. His father Francis Nehemiah Bangs was a lawyer in New York City, as was his brother, Francis S. Bangs.Howard van Sinderen (1920). "Memorial of Francis Sedgwick Bangs". New York County Lawyers' Association Year Book. pp. 232–234.