George Morton Prout
(1913 - 2016)
George Morton Prout was active/lived in Indiana, Florida. George Prout is known for graphics, advertising and calendar art, painting, marble sculpture.
Biography George Morton Prout
FAMILY AND CHILDHOOD BACKGROUND
Born on September 1st, 1913 in St. Francisville, Illinois, a small river town on the west bank of the Wabash River, George Morton Prout was the son of John Prout and Edna Bullington Prout, straight-laced, religious Protestant parents with Midwestern prairie pioneer roots, restlessly moving during his youth from southern Illinois to North Dakota, then to Alabama, then to Florida, then to Indiana, where they finally settled. Both of George’s parents were socially conservative but expressed themselves artistically—his father enjoying writing, calligraphy, drawing, and singing, and his mother studying music, playing piano, presenting oral book reviews in the community (before radio days), and practic
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