Edward Vebell

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Edward Vebell
Personal information
Born (1921-05-25) May 25, 1921 (age 95)
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Sport Fencing

Edward Vebell (born May 25, 1921) is an American fencer and illustrator. He competed in the individual (semi-finalist) and team épée events at the 1952 Summer Olympics.[1] Vebell was elected to the US Fencing Hall of Fame in April, 2014. As a professional illustrator and artist, his commissions include work for the United States Postal Service. He also executed commissions for many periodicals, including a long run as Reader's Digest's most popular illustrator.[citation needed] Vebell was a staff artist for Stars & Stripes during World War II, as well as the official courtroom artist for the Nuremberg war trials.


  1. ^ "Ed Vebell Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved June 7, 2011. 

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