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John Forte

 (1918 - 1966)
John Jr Forte was active/lived in New York, Illinois.  John Forte is known for comic strip, science fiction.

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The following, submitted April 2004, is from Peter Hansen, author of a book on comic artists, and from Vancouver, Canada.

JOHN R. FORTE Jr. October 6th 1918 to May 20th 1966
(Dedicated to Diane, Bob & Charles Forte)

"He always had a pencil in his hand, and we knew he would become an artist" recounts John Forte's younger brother Charlie Forte (pronounced "Fort"). Born in Rockaway, Long Island the oldest son of working class parents John Forte attended the local high school in Lawrence. Always artistic and not very athletic, he is described by friend Dave Kyle as a tall gentle man with a good sense of humor and a hearty laugh, who was reserved and not terribly outgoing. He smoked a pipe, did not drink, had a habit of wiggling   ...  Displaying 750 of 10067 characters.

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