(1926 - 1988)
Bill Hoest was active/lived in New York, New Jersey. Bill Hoest is known for cartoonist-comic strip.
Biography Bill Hoest
William Hoest was a prolific and consistently witty cartoonist for nearly four decades, and is especially known for his panel, The Lockhorns. He produced six successful panel and strip features simultaneously at the end of his productive career.
Hoest was born in Newark, New Jersey and grew up in Montclair. His interest in cartooning began at the age of three when his mother kept him quiet with drawing materials. For two years, while in the Navy during World War II, he drew posters for the USO. He later studied commercial art at Cooper Union in New York City and worked for Norcross Greeting Cards. By 1951, he felt secure enough to free-lance by designing humorous cards for most of the major companies. The format of his cards an atte
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