(1896 - 1981)
Howard Leigh was active/lived in Illinois / Mexico. Howard Leigh is known for lithography, painting, etching, teaching.
Biography Howard Leigh
Howard Leigh was born 9 August 1896 at Franklin Crossroads, Hardin County, KY, near the present day city of Cecilia, a son of James F. and Grace Leigh. By 1900 his parents had moved to Spiceland, Henry County, Indiana where James owned a farm. James Leigh died and Grace married a farmer named Henry J. Foster about 1910. During his lifetime Howard Leigh was a well known lithographer, painter, etcher, and teacher. His WWI draft card notes that he had brown hair and blue eyes.
Leigh graduated from Spiceland Academy in 1914 and Earlham College, Richmond, Indiana in 1918 where he earned a degree in biology. While completing his degree he also pursued drawing and sketching in his spare time. His first work as an illustrator was a series of
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