J Walter Wilkinson
(1892 - 1988)
J. Walter Wilkinson was active/lived in Pennsylvania, Maryland. J Wilkinson is known for commercial art-outdoor advertising, illustration.
Biography J. Walter Wilkinson
The following biography, submitted September 2004, is from Virginia Wilkinson Frederick, relative of the artist.
J. Walter Wilkinson was born on January 19, 1892, in Pocomoke City on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. The family moved to Baltimore where his father was prominent in the legislature and was, at one time, Chairman of the House in Annapolis.
J. Walter Wilkinson studied art in Italy, worked for an advertising agency in Philadelphia, and, in 1914, married Frances Gandy, the eldest daughter of George S. Gandy of Philadelphia. They had a daughter, Virginia, who, at the age of 16, was the model for the Saturday Evening Post cover of October 29, 1932.
His son, Walter G. Wilkinson, who also became
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