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Henry King Ketcham, American Cartoonist. Recipient Billy de Beck Award for outstanding cartoonist of year, 1952, Silver T-Square award National Cartoonist Society, 1978; nominated Outstanding Comic Book Humor Cartoonist Year, 1974.

Background

Ketcham, Henry King was born on March 14, 1920 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Son of Weaver Vinson and Virginia Emma (King) Ketcham.

Education

Student, University Washington, 1938.

Career

Represented by, International Management Group Inc., Cleveland.

Works

Membership

Trustee Community Hospital of Monterey Peninsula, 1986-1995. Served as chief photographer specialist United States Naval Reserve, 1941-1945. Creative work Navy War Bond, Training Film Program 1942-1945.

Member National Cartoonists Society, Phi Delta Theta. Clubs: Golf Club de Geneva. Old Baldy (Saratoga, Wyoming).

Cypress Point Golf (Pebble Beach). Royal and Ancient Golf (St. Andrews, Scotland). Old Capital (board governors) (Monterey, California).

Connections

Married Alice Louise Mahar, June 13, 1942 (deceased). 1 son, Dennis L.; married Jo Anne Stevens, July 1, 1959 (divorced). Married Rolande Praeprost, June 9, 1970.

Children: Dania King, Scott Henry.

father:
Weaver Vinson Ketcham

mother:
Virginia Emma (King) Ketcham

spouses:
Rolande Praeprost

Jo Anne Stevens

Alice Louise Mahar

children:
Scott Henry Ketcham

Dania King Ketcham