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James Russell Willoughby, American artist, writer. Recipient Distinguished Alumnus award, Toronto High School, 1999. Member of National Cartoonist Society, Prescott Corral, Westerners International.

Background

Willoughby, James Russell was born on April 22, 1928 in Toronto, Ohio, United States. Son of Russell Lee and Edna Gertrude (McKeown) Willoughby.

Education

Associate of Arts, Pasadena City College, 1951. Postgraduate, Art Center School.

Career

Member of staff, Chrysler Corporation, Maywood, California, 1951-1957;administrative assistant, technical artist, Ramo-Wooldridge, El Segundo, California, 1957-1959;administrator assistant, Space Technology laboratories, El Segundo, 1959-1961;intelligence analyst, Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, 1961-1965;freelancer, California, 1965-1972;freelancer, Filmation Studios, Reseda, California, 1972-1982;freelancer, various organizations, since 1982. Storyboard designer Hanna-Barbera, Disney Studios, 1987-1990.

Works

Membership

Member of National Cartoonist Society, Prescott Corral, Westerners International.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hiking.

Connections

Married Dorothy M. Ponder, September 12, 1952 (divorced 1958). Children: Jim Junior, David. Married Susan N. Boettjer, November 28, 1980.

father:
Russell Lee Willoughby

mother:
Edna Gertrude (McKeown) Willoughby

spouses:
Dorothy M. Ponder

Susan N. Boettjer

children:
Jim Junior Willoughby

David Willoughby