Jon Whitcomb

Born 1906

Jon Whitcomb was an American illustrator. He was well known for his pictures of glamorous young women. He was born in Weatherford, Oklahoma and grew up in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. He attended Ohio Wesleyan University and graduated from Ohio State University with a major in English. Whitcomb started drawing illustrations for student publications while a student at Ohio State, and worked summers painting posters for a theater in Cleveland, Ohio.… Read More

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1906 Birth Born in 1906.


1934 28 Years Old In 1934 he moved to New York City and joined with Al Cooper to found the Cooper Studio. … Read More


1988 82 Years Old Died in 1988.
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