Rollin Kirby

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Rollin Kirby
Rollin Kirby portrait photograph.jpg
Kirby c. 1922
Occupation Cartoonist
Known for Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning

Rollin Kirby (September 4, 1875 in Galva, Illinois – May 8, 1952 in New York, New York) was an American political cartoonist. In 1922 he was chronologically the first winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning, an honor that he would receive three times.

Kirby worked as a cartoonist at the New York Mail, New York World and the New York Post. His Pulitzer Prizes were for cartoons "On the Road to Moscow" (1921), "News from the Outside World" (1924), and "Tammany" (1928).

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  • Webster's Biographical Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam Co., 1980.

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