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Dorman Henry Smith

 (1892 - 1956)
Dorman Henry Smith was active/lived in California, Ohio.  Dorman Smith is known for figure, illustrator-cartoonist.

Biography   Dorman Henry Smith


Born in Steubenville, OH on Feb. 10, 1892. Smith worked briefly in the steel mills before getting a job as an advertising artist in Columbus. A self-taught artist, he was a cartoonist for the Des Moines News (1919-21) and New York American (1927-29). He then was a cartoonist for the San Francisco Examiner while living across the Golden Gate in San Anselmo. He died there on March 1, 1956. Exh: Bohemian Club, 1935, 1939; Marin County AA, 1930s. In: Huntington Library (San Marino, CA); Bohemian Club.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Who's Who in American Art 1940; Who's Who in California 1942; NY Times, 3-2-1956 (obituary).

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