Elmer Messner

Elmer Messner, Rochester Times Union (1901 – 1979)  Born in Rochester, NY, graduated from the Rochester Institute of Tehnology in 1918 and taught drawing there for more than 20 years. He joined the Rochester Times-Union in 1922 as a sports and news cartoonist and worked there until 1964, receiving many awards for his work.  His cartoons were widely reproduced in other newspapers and magazines across the country and abroad.

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