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editorial cartoonist

Donald Conway Wright, American Editorial cartoonist. Board overseers Emerson College, Boston University, 1976-1979; Army of the United States 1956-1958. Member Overseas Press Club American (awards 1969, 72, 80, 82, 85, 92), National Cartoonists Society (Reuben award 1985, 86), Society Professional Journalists (award for distinguished service in journalism 1978, 90).

Background

Wright, Donald Conway was born on January 23, 1934 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Charles C. and Sally (Olberg) Wright.

Education

Student, Florida public schools.

Career

Staff photographer, copy boy, Miami News, Florida, 1952-1956; graphics editor, Miami News, Florida, 1958-1960; political cartoonist, Miami News, Florida, 1960-1963; editorial cartoonist, Miami News, Florida, since 1963; with, The Palm Beach Post, West Palm Beach, Florida, since 1989; editorial cartoonist, Palm Beach Post. Syndicated by Washington Star Syndicate, 1970, New York Times SyndicationSales Service, 1976-1982, Chicago Tribune Company Syndicate, since 1982. Prod.animated cartoons for national television distribution Newsweek Broadcasting Service,1978, for "Sunday" Today Show, NBC, 1987, 88.

Lecturer Miami-Dade Community College, 1985.

Membership

Board overseers Emerson College, Boston University, 1976-1979. Army of the United States 1956-1958. Member Overseas Press Club American (awards 1969, 72, 80, 82, 85, 92), National Cartoonists Society (Reuben award 1985, 86), Society Professional Journalists (award for distinguished service in journalism 1978, 90).

Connections

Married Rita Rose Blondin, October 1, 1960 (deceased June 1968). Married Carolyn Ann Jay, February 5, 1969.

father:
Charles C. Wright

mother:
Sally (Olberg) Wright

spouses:
Carolyn Ann Jay

Rita Rose Blondin