E. A. Bushnell

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E. A. Bushnell
E. A. Bushnell - Art of Caricature 1904.jpg
Born Elmer Andrews Bushnell
(1872-07-30)July 30, 1872
Bloomfield Township, Trumbull County, Ohio
Died January 27, 1939(1939-01-27) (aged 66)
Cincinnati, Ohio
Occupation Cartoonist

Elmer Andrews Bushnell (July 30, 1872 - January 27, 1939) was an American cartoonist, known for his political cartoons.[1] Historians Alan Marcus and Zane Miller have credited Bushnell with a part in the downfall of George B. Cox.[2]

Biography[edit]

He was born on July 30, 1872 in Bloomfield Township, Trumbull County, Ohio to Wells Andrews Bushnell and Emma Jane Bliss. He married Alice Mead Wicks on April 26, 1899 in Cuyahoga County, Ohio. They then moved to Cincinnati.[1]

He first worked for the Cincinnati Post for several years, before working for the Cincinnati Times-Star. He then joined a newspaper syndicate.[3] He also worked for the New York Globe and the New York Journal.[1]

He died on January 27, 1939 in Cincinnati.[1][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Elmer A. Bushnell, Cartoonist. Formerly on Globe and Journal in New York". New York Times. January 28, 1939. Retrieved 2015-04-11. Elmer A. Bushnell, who created Doc, a short-eared, long-legged dog, for his cartoons ... 
  2. ^ Artists in Ohio, 1787-1900: A Biographical Dictionary, by Mary Sayre Haverstock, Jeannette Mahoney Vance, Brian L. Meggitt; published 2000, by Kent State University Press (via Google Books)
  3. ^ Ohio Art and Artists by Edna Maria Clark; published 1932 by Garret and Massie (via Google Books)
  4. ^ "Cartoonist, 67 [sic], Dies". News Journal. International News Service. January 28, 1939. Retrieved 2015-04-11 – via Newspapers.com. Elmer A. Bushnell, nationally known cartoonist, was dead today from pneumonia at the age of 67 [sic]. Born in Bloomfield, Ohio, he had worked on newspapers in Cleveland, Cincinnati, Memphis and New York. The widow survives. ... 

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