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Fred Locher

 (1886 - 1943)
Fred H. Locher was active/lived in California, Illinois.  Fred Locher is known for Cartoonist.

Biography   Fred Locher

Born in Illinois on October 6, 1886. Locher lived in Chicago before moving to southern California in 1921. Self-taught, his only art training was a correspondence course taken from Landon Cartooning School. From 1921 to 1928 he drew "Cicero Sapp" for Hearst newspapers and in 1926 he bought a home in Hollywood. He was the artist of "Homer Hoopee" at the time of his demise there on February 25, 1943.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
  Hollywood Daily Citizen News, 10-9-1926; Census; Death Record.

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