Thomas Harlan Koonz was born in Illinois on May 2, 1918. Koonz was a switchman on a railroad while living in Proviso, Thomas was the son of artist Herald Koonz. He settled in Los Angeles with his family in 1921. He drew the Northrop Aviation logo. He died in San Bernardino, CA on April 19, 1998.
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