(1916 - 1995)
Carl Giles was active/lived in United Kingdom. Carl Giles is known for illustration, painting.
Biography Carl Giles
Ronald (Carl) Giles (1916-1995)
Born at 413 City Road, near the Angel, Islington, London on 29 September 1916, the youngest son (there was a younger daughter) of Albert Edward Giles (b.1881/2), tobacconist, and his wife, Emma Edith, née Clarke (b.1886/7), dressmaker. His paternal grandfather was Alfred Edmund 'Farmer' Giles of Newmarket, Suffolk, a jockey who had ridden for Edward VII. His mother came from a Norfolk farming family. Giles's birth certificate registered him as Ronald but was known as Carl because of his childhood haircut echoed that of the actor Boris Karloff.
Already bespectacled Giles was educated at Barnsbury Park School, where his mischief was restrained by the sarcastic, skeletal Mr Chalk
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