- About Harry Hershfield
Full name: Harry Hershfield
Also known as: Harry Hershfield, Hershfield, Harry
- Harry Hershfield Death information
Died: Sunday, 15th of December, 1974 (Age: 89)
- Harry Hershfield Biography
Harry Hershfield (October 13, 1885 - December 15, 1974) was an American cartoonist, humor writer and radio personality. A columnist once labeled him "the Jewish Will Rogers".Born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Hershfield was the son of Jewish immigrants. He studied in Chicago at the Frank Holmes School of Illustration and the Chicago Art Institute, and his career began at age 14, drawing sports cartoons and his comic strip about a dog, Homeless Hector, for the Chicago Daily News in 1899. He headed West, drawing for the San Francisco Chronicle by 1907.
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