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 Rube Goldberg

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Rube Goldberg

  • Birth 4 Jul 1883 San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA
  • Death 7 Dec 1970 New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Burial Hawthorne, Westchester County, New York, USA
  • Memorial ID 22572

Cartoonist. His strips included "Boob McNutt" and "Foolish Questions". Best known for "Goldberg's Inventions" - extremely roundabout ways to a simple end, using a chain of living and mechanical agents. Won Pulitzer prize in 1948 for editorial cartooning.

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  • Added: 29 May 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22572
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Rube Goldberg (4 Jul 1883–7 Dec 1970), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22572, citing Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Hawthorne, Westchester County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .