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Tom Rost

 (1909 - 2004)
Tom Rost was active/lived in Wisconsin, Indiana.  Tom Rost is known for illustrator-sporting, wildlife, cartoon.

Biography  
Tom Rost


As an artist, Tom Rost sometimes went to unusual lengths to get the right
look for his wildlife illustrations. His work, known for its accuracy of detail, appeared everywhere from The Milwaukee Journal to magazines to a stamp.

Take the time that a magazine needed a musky-fishing illustration.

"It was the middle of January," he later said. "I managed to find an aluminum
boat and persuaded two friends to pose for me in a snowy cornfield.

"It was a Sunday morning and people were coming home from church. You
should have seen the double takes as they passed us - two guys in a boat in the middle of a field, making casting motions. And me taking pictures of them."

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About  Tom Rost

Born:  1909 - Richmond, Indiana
Died:   2004 - Cedarburg, Wisconsin
Known for:  illustrator-sporting, wildlife, cartoon