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 Anton Otto Fischer

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Anton Otto Fischer Famous memorial

Birth
Regensburg, Stadtkreis Regensburg, Bavaria (Bayern), Germany
Death
26 Mar 1962 (aged 80)
Woodstock, Ulster County, New York, USA
Burial
Kingston, Ulster County, New York, USA
Memorial ID
7814357 View Source

Acclaimed Illustrator for the Saturday Evening Post. During World War II, was given the rank of "artist laureate" for the United States Coast Guard. The resulting pictures are now in the Coast Guard Academy at New London, Connecticut. In 1947, Fischer wrote and illustrated a book about his sailing years entitled, Fo'c'sle Days. His paintings can be seen in the Mystic Seaport and Kendall Whaling Museum.

Acclaimed Illustrator for the Saturday Evening Post. During World War II, was given the rank of "artist laureate" for the United States Coast Guard. The resulting pictures are now in the Coast Guard Academy at New London, Connecticut. In 1947, Fischer wrote and illustrated a book about his sailing years entitled, Fo'c'sle Days. His paintings can be seen in the Mystic Seaport and Kendall Whaling Museum.

Bio by: Laurie


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Laurie
  • Added: 31 Aug 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 7814357
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7814357/anton-otto-fischer: accessed ), memorial page for Anton Otto Fischer (23 Feb 1882–26 Mar 1962), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7814357, citing Montrepose Cemetery, Kingston, Ulster County, New York, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave .