Born in Chicago, IL on May 29, 1901. Fagg graduated from the University of Wisconsin where he was on the varsity ski jumping team. He then studied art at the AIC and ASL in NYC. During the 1930s he was a resident of Los Angeles and an art director for Fox Films. By the 1940s he had settled in Chappaqua, NY where he remained. His illustrations appeared in Holiday, Life, Saturday Evening Post, and other national magazines. He was a creator of the world's largest geophysical relief globe, hand-painted for the U.S. exhibition at the Brussels World's Fair in 1958. Fagg died in Mt Kisko, NY on Jan. 11, 1980. Member: Society of Illustrators. Exh: American WC Society, 1942-52.
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