Jay Norwood Darling

Cartoonist, Organization founder

1876 – 1962

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Who was Jay Norwood Darling?

Jay Norwood Darling, better known as Ding Darling, was an American cartoonist who won two Pulitzer Prizes.

Darling was born in Norwood, Michigan, where his parents, Marcellus and Clara, had recently moved so that Marcellus could begin work as a minister. In 1886, the family moved to Sioux City, Iowa. Darling began college in 1894 at Yankton College in South Dakota and moved to Beloit College in Wisconsin the following year. There he became art editor of the yearbook and began signing his work with a contraction of his last name, D'ing, a nickname that stuck.

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Born
Oct 21, 1876
Norwood Township
Also known as
  • Ding Darling
Parents
Spouses
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Beloit College
Lived in
  • Michigan
  • Sioux City
Died
Feb 12, 1962

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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