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Clare Victor Dwiggins
Date: American cartoonist and illustrator, 1874–1958
Biography: Born Wilmington, Ohio; began working in 1890. Cartoonist and illustrator for newspapers
(St. Louis Post Dispatch, New York Journal, Philadelphia Inquirer, North American and Telegraph), , journals, news syndication services, and books. He also composed a number of nationally syndicated comic strips including “Ophelia,” “Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer,” “Peter Tumbledown,” “School Days,” “Footprints on the sands of time,” and “Zeke Carsie says.” Became art editor for publisher M. Walter Dunne; illustrator for Lisle De Vaux Matthewman's Crankisms (1901), Brevities (1903), and Completed proverbs (1904), also for Samuel I. Stinson's Whimlets (1903); author of Rubáiyát of an egg (1905) and The skull toast book (1904).

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