Jay Norwood Darling

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Birthday
21, 1876
Birthplace
United States
DEATH DATE
Feb 12, 1962 (85)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
21, 1876
Birthplace
United States
DEATH DATE
Feb 12, 1962 (85)

About

Cartoonist who won the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning twice: once in 1924 for his cartoon, In Good Old USA, and also in 1943 for What a Place for a Waste Paper Salvage Campaign.

Before Fame

He became a reporter for the Sioux City Journal in 1900, and then joined the New York Herald, where he began drawing editorial cartoons.

Trivia

He created the Federal Duck Stamp program to raise money for protection of migratory birds, and drew the first stamp.

Family Life

He married Genevieve Pendleton in 1906.

Associated With

President Franklin D. Roosevelt appointed him to head up the U.S. Biological Survey, the predecessor of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.