Edmund Duffy

Cartoonist, Award Winner

1899 – 1962

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Who was Edmund Duffy?

Edmund Duffy, born March 1, 1899, was an American editorial cartoonist. He grew up in Jersey City, New Jersey, eventually moving to main metropolitan areas. Duffy did not attend high school, but instead went into the Art Students League in New York. Duffy’s career took him London, Paris, New York, and finally to Baltimore where he spent the majority of his professional career working for The Baltimore Sun. Throughout his career Duffy won three Pulitzer Prizes for Editorial Cartooning in 1931, 1934, and the last one in 1940. Duffy began his career at a young age, only beginning to work for the renowned Baltimore Sun in 1924, when he was only about 25 years old, but he received high praise from the famous journalist, H.L. Mencken, despite his young age.

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Born
Mar 1, 1899
Jersey City
Spouses
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Employment
  • Curtis Publishing Company
Died
Sep 12, 1962
Manhattan

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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