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 George C. Waiss  (1907 - 1990)

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Lived/Active: California/Colorado      Known for: animation, newspaper artist

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BIOGRAPHY for George Waiss
1907 (Brighton, Colorado)
1990 (Thornton, Colorado)


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Born in Chicago, Illinois on June 1, 1907. After a brief career as a boxer, Waiss worked as an artist for the Rocky Mountain News and Denver Post until the 1930s.  A self-taught artist, he then was an animator for Walter Lantz and later an animator on Walt Disney's 1940 classic, Fantasia. He died in Thornton, CO on July 17, 1990.

The following correction was submitted in June of 2006 by Fred  G. Waiss, Sr., son of the artist:
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