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Dick Calkins

 (1895 - 1962)
Dick Calkins was active/lived in Michigan.  Dick Calkins is known for cartoons.

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Dick Calkins (b.1895 / d.1962)

Calkins was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1895.  

After he graduated from the Chicago Art Institute, Calkins first job was for the detroit Free Press"" as a cartoonist.  Calkins often signed his work Lt. Dick Calkins).  He worked at The Chicago American as an editorial cartoonist until 1929.

When the original writer of Buck Roger, Phil Nowlan, died, Calkins took over being its cartoonist from 1929 through 1947.  Calkins is most know for his work on the comic.

During World War I, Calkins served as a pilot and flight instructor in the Army Air Service.  

In Tuson, Arizona, Calkins died on May 13, 1962, at 67.

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