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Henderson

Henderson, Providence Journal  (BIO INFORMATION NEEDED — IF YOU CAN PROVIDE, PLEASE WRITE TO ME AT Carmelbob@Yahoo.com).

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Rube Goldberg – The man who became an adjective

Rube Goldberg, New York Sun (1883 -1970) His name became part of our vocabulary, not just as a well-known person, but as a descriptive term. Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary defines Rube Goldberg as: “1. Having a fantastically complicated improvised appearance: a … Continue reading

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Fred Seibel

Fred Seibel, Richmond Times Dispatch (1886 – 1968) Born in New York, Seibel began his career as a political cartoonist in 1916. He moved to Virginia in 1926 to become editorial cartoonist for the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Between 1926 and 1968 … Continue reading

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John Knott

John Knott, Dallas News (1878 – 1963) Born in Pilsen, Austria and emigrated to Sioux City, IA  with his widowed mother at age five.  He started working at the Dallas News as an artist in 1905 and achieved national prominence … Continue reading

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Tom Little

Tom Little, Nashville Tennessean (1898 – 1972) Born in Snatch, TN (now called Peytonsville).  Little’s father died when he was two and his family lived with his grandfather who taught him to draw.  He joined the Tennessean in 1916 as … Continue reading

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Bruce Russell

Bruce Russell, Los Angeles Times (1903 – 1963) Born in Los Angeles, graduated from UCLA and worked at the Los Angeles Times for many years as a political cartoonist. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1946 for distinguished work during … Continue reading

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Rollin Kirby

Rollin Kirby, New York Post, New York Times (1875 – 1952) – Born in Galva, IL, studied art in New York and Paris before working as a cartoonist for the New York Mail, New York World and New York Post. … Continue reading

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Cecil Jensen

Cecil Jensen, Chicago Daily News – (BIO INFORMATION NEEDED — IF YOU CAN PROVIDE, PLEASE WRITE TO ME)

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Hugh Hutton

Hugh Hutton, Philadelphia Inquirer — (BIO INFORMATION NEEDED — IF YOU CAN PROVIDE, PLEASE WRITE TO ME)

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Edwin Marcus

Edwin Marcus, New York Times — Marcus was a caricaturist for the New York Times for  many years.  He also drew one editorial cartoon per week for the Time’s Sunday paper. He was known for his unique style of using … Continue reading

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