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 for his World War I and Woodrow Wilson era cartoons.  He had a 50-year career with the Dallas News and created more than 50,000 cartoons.  He also taught painting in Dallas for almost 20 years.

 

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  1. Pat Gleaves says:

    I have a book called War Cartoons published in 1918 and signed by the artist who was a friend of my grandfather’s. I also have an original cartoon he did of granddaddy. They worked together at the Dallas Morning News. Do they have any value?

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