Harry Waters Armstrong
(1883 - 1954)
Harry Waters Armstrong was active/lived in Michigan, Illinois. Harry Armstrong is known for easel painting, drawing, commercial art, book and magazine illustration.
Biography Harry Waters Armstrong
Harry Waters Armstrong (1883 - 1954)
Harry Waters Armstrong was born September 16, 1883, at Watertown, New York, the son of Henry Briggs and Mary Johnson Armstrong. He spent his childhood and youth in Watertown, where he received his early education. He subsequently attended the Art Institute of Chicago*, and after graduation, worked for a time as a cartoonist for western newspapers, living for a time in Portland, Oregon, on a houseboat. He subsequently returned to Chicago and went into commercial art*, working for many years for the Chicago Street Railways Advertising Company and teaching art to evening classes at the Art Institute of Chicago.
On April 8, 1911, he married Louise Van Voorhi
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