Born in Fonda, IA on Aug. 23, 1903. Gilson studied at the University of Idaho. By 1936 he was working in Hollywood for Harman-Ising Studio and by 1941 was an animator for Walter Lantz Productions. He died in Lewiston, ID on Aug. 28, 1989.
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