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Charles David Saxon

Charles David Saxon, American cartoonist, artist. Recipient award for animated films Venice Film Festival, Gold Medal award Art Directors Club. 1st lieutenant United States Army Air Force, 1943-1945.

Background

  • Saxon, Charles David was born on November 13, 1920 in Bklyn.

  • Education

    • AB, Columbia University, 1940. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Hamilton College, 1972.

    Career

    • Editor various magazines Dell Public Company, 1940-1942, editorial director special issues department, 1945-1949, editor-in-chief Modern Screen, Screen Stories magazines, 1950-1956. Cartoon editor This Week magazine, 1948-1949. Cartoonist New Yorker magazine, 1956-1988.

    Works

    • Author, illustrator books including: One Man's Fancy (collection Saxon cartoons), 1977. Artist 725 drawings, 92 covers for The New Yorker. Contributor cartoonist various magazines.

    Membership

    1st lieutenant United States Army Air Force, 1943-1945.

    Connections

    • Married Nancy Lee Rogers, July 11, 1940. Children: Amanda Irby, Charles Rogers, Peter Cullum.
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    Born November 13, 1920
    Died December 6, 1988
    (aged 68)
    • 1940
      Columbia University
    • 1972
      Hamilton College
    • 1948 - 1949
      cartoon editor This Week magazine
    • 1950 - 1956
      Editor various magazines Dell Public Company
    • 1956 - 1988
      cartoonist New Yorker magazine