Born in San Francisco, CA in 1896. Stinson worked in the art department of the San Francisco Chronicle in 1917. The following year he joined the Army and was sent to France where he sent back cartoons of life in the barracks.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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