Chester Commodore

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Birthday
22, 1914
Birthplace
Wisconsin
Death Date
Apr 10, 2004 (89)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
22, 1914
Birthplace
Wisconsin
Death Date
Apr 10, 2004 (89)

About

African-American political cartoonist and comic strip artist whose work appeared in the Chicago Defender.

Before Fame

He dropped out of high school and joined the Pullman Company as a railroad mechanic.

Trivia

His first Chicago Defender comic strip was titled "The Sparks." Later, he drew caricatures for the newspaper's arts page Accent.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Racine, Wisconsin.

Associated With

He and Paul Conrad were both political cartoonists.