Jan. 20, 1894 Kankakee Kankakee County Illinois, USA
May 9, 1968 La Jolla San Diego County California, USA
Cartoonist. Created the cartoon comic strip, "Little Orphan Annie" on August 24, 1924. The story was about a 12 year old red-headed orphan and her pals, including millionaire, Daddy Warbucks. The comic strip ran in over 400 newspapers and would later be the subject of films, stage plays, books and music. The Broadway version of the comic strip mnade its debut in 1977 in New York City.