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Wilfred Emmons Jackson

 (1906 - 1988)
Wilfred Emmons Jackson was active/lived in California, Illinois.  Wilfred Jackson is known for animation, cartoon drawing.

Biography   Wilfred Emmons Jackson

Born in Illinois on Jan. 24, 1906.  Following his art training at the Otis Art Institute, Jackson went to work for Walt Disney in 1928 and stayed for 31 years.  While there, he worked on the first animated
cartoon with sound and received two Academy Awards for his work on Disney films.  He died at his home on Balboa Island, CA on Aug. 7, 1988.

Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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