Warren King (cartoonist)

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Warren King (January 3, 1916–February 9, 1978) was a cartoonist best noted for his political cartoons.

King grew up on Long Island and received a B.S. from Fordham University in 1938. King was trained as a painter and attended the Phoenix Art Institute and the Grand Central School of Art. In 1955, King became editorial cartoonist for the New York Daily News after working as Rube Goldberg’s assistant.[1]

He received the National Cartoonist Society Editorial Cartoon Award for 1968[2] as well as several Freedoms Foundation awards. He was a member of NCS and the Association of American of Editorial Cartoonists.[3]

King retired in 1977 and died in Connecticut on February 9, 1978.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Warren King Papers 1960-1966 http://library.syr.edu/digital/guides/k/king_w.htm
  2. ^ National Cartoonist Society awards http://www.reuben.org/ncs/awards.asp NCS Awards
  3. ^ Warren King Papers 1960-1966 http://library.syr.edu/digital/guides/k/king_w.htm
  4. ^ Social Security Death Index http://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestry.com
  5. ^ Warren King Papers 1960-1966 http://library.syr.edu/digital/guides/k/king_w.htm