Lyman Young

Cartoonist, Film story contributor

1893 – 1984

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Who was Lyman Young?

Lyman W. Young was an American cartoonist who created the strip Tim Tyler's Luck. His younger brother, Chic Young, was the creator of Blondie.

Like his brother, Lyman Young was encouraged to do artwork by his mother, who was a painter. After Young studied at the Chicago Art Institute and served in World War I, he worked as a salesman. He began his career as a cartoonist in 1924 by stepping in to draw C. W. Kahles' comic strip The Kelly Kids. In 1927, he created his own strip, The Kid Sister, a spin-off of The Kelly Kids.

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Born
Oct 20, 1893
Chicago
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  • United States of America
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Died
Feb 12, 1984

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on July 23, 2013

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