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Mar 18, 1912 Spokane, Washington, United States Died on 07 Aug 1998 (aged 86)


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  • Arthur Sylvanus Bimrose (March 18, 1912 – August 7, 1998) was an American editorial cartoonist for The Oregonian newspaper in Portland, Oregon from 1937-1983.
  • His works span three decades and include humorous and satirical reflections on local, national, international affairs and American culture.
  • Bimrose was born in Spokane, Washington.
  • During the Great Depression he attended the San Francisco Art Institute and the University of Oregon.
  • He worked as a sign painter in Portland for Sears, Roebuck & Co.
  • and Fred Meyer before joining The Oregonian art department in 1937.
  • During WWII, he served two years in the U.S.
  • Army´s 25th Division as a combat infantryman in the South Pacific, participating in the campaigns to liberate New Guinea and the Philippine Islands.
  • After the war, he returned to The Oregonian and became the paper’s political cartoonist in 1947.
  • Over the course of 34-years, his sharp wit and relaxed style reflected the Northwest personality.
  • His works depicted issues of interest in the Northwest, including environmental crisis, two wars and the eventful 1960s.
  • His works are in permanent collections throughout the United States, including the Library of Congress , the American Archives of Art in Detroit, the Oregon Historical Society and the libraries of Lyndon B.
  • Johnson and John F.
  • Kennedy.

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