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George Baker

  • Birth 22 May 1915 Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 7 May 1975 Riverside, Riverside County, California, USA
  • Burial Riverside, Riverside County, California, USA
  • Plot Section 8, Site 3254
  • Memorial ID 6819866

Cartoonist. Creator of the comic strip "The Sad Sack." A Walt Disney animator, he came up with the idea of a dimwitted soldier while serving in the Army during World War II in 1941. His cartoon portrayal became the image of the downtrodden G.I. doomed to perpetrate a losing battle with his own top sergeants.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 4 Oct 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6819866
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Baker (22 May 1915–7 May 1975), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6819866, citing Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, Riverside County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .