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Briggs, Clare A.locked

(05 August 1875–03 January 1930)
  • Elsa A. Nystrom

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Briggs, Clare A. (05 August 1875–03 January 1930), cartoonist, was born in Reedsburg, Wisconsin, the son of William Pardee Briggs, who sold farm machinery, and Nancy Ellen Stewart. His family later moved on to Dixon, Illinois, and finally to Lincoln, Nebraska, where he studied drawing at the normal school. He had shown some talent for drawing as a boy and some of his sketches were printed in the ...

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