John T. McCutcheon

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General Information

Name: John T. McCutcheon

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction, Other;

Born: 1870 in South Raub, Tippecanoe County, Indiana

Deceased: 1949 in Lake Forest, Illinois

Illinois Connection

Mr. McCutcheon was born in Indiana and attended Purdue University where he recieved a B.S. degree and wrote for the school papaer. Upon graduation, he moved to Chicago and worked at several newspapers, eventually working at the Chicago Tribune. He was a cartoonist.

Biographical and Professional Information

John McCutcheon was a newspaper political cartoonist who was known as the "Dean of American Cartoonists".

He received the Pulitzer Prize for Cartoons in 1932. McCutcheon High School in his home county Tippecanoe is named in his honor.

Published Works

  • Cartoons by McCutcheon: A Selection of 100 drawings, Nabu Press, 2010

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Literary Awards

External Links

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