William Schmedtgen, famous illustrator, passes away at home
Publication:
Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 31 Dec 1936, p. 23


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Newspaper
Text
Item Type:
Articles
Notes:
William Schmedtgen, noted artist and cartoonist, passed away at his home, 710 Greenleaf avenue, Wilmette, Tuesday morning. He was 74 years old. Born in Chicago, Mr. Schmedtgen studied at the Art Institute and began his career as a pioneer in newspaper illustration. An invalid for several years, he was attacked by influenza which later developed into pneumonia, the cause of his death. Funeral services will be held in the chapel at Rosehill cemetery on Thursday afternoon. He was survived by his widow, Mrs. Clara Thurnan Schmedtgen, and by a daughter, Mrs. Alan Copeland Collins of Philadelphia.

Date of Publication:
31 Dec 1936
Personal Name(s):
Collins, Alan Copeland Mrs. ; Schmedtgen, Clara ; Schmedtgen, William
Local identifier:
Wilmette.News.272821
Language of Item:
English
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William Schmedtgen, famous illustrator, passes away at home