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Held, John, Jr.locked

(10 January 1889–02 March 1958)
  • Robert C. Harvey

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Held, John, Jr. (10 January 1889–02 March 1958), cartoonist and illustrator, was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, the son of John Held, Sr., an artist, engraver, and amateur bandmaster, and Annie Evans. Held began sketching and painting at a very early age, and at the age of nine, he was paid for a block print he produced, his first earnings as an artist. In high school he worked on the school paper with ...

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