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George Lichty

 (1905 - 1983)
George Maurice Lichty was active/lived in New York, Illinois.  George Lichty is known for Comic illustration-cartoon.

George Lichty

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Cartoonist George Lichty was born George Maurice Lichtenstein, and spent his childhood in Chicago, Illinois. His talent for drawing was evident at an early age, and he sold his first cartoon at the age of sixteen to the magazine, Judge.

He studied at the Chicago Art Institute, but it is said he was dismissed in 1924 for drawing mustaches on portraits exhibited in the Institutes gallery. Lichty entered the University of Michigan, where he became editor of the Michigan Gargoyle. In the late 1920s and early '30s, the newspaper was published nine times a year on slick magazine stock with four-color covers and 54-page issues. George (Maurice Lichtenstein) refined his cartooning talents while drawing for the newspaper, as did Jerry Elliso  ...  Displaying 750 of 3345 characters.

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About  George Lichty

Born:  1905 - Chicago, Illinois
Died:   1983
Known for:  Comic illustration-cartoon