Born: 1889 October 20 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Died: 1959 August 5 in New Hope, Pennsylvania, United States

Biography: Additional biographical information:
A Gallery of Rogues: Cartoonists' Self-Caricatures (Billy Ireland Cartoon Library), 1998, by Robert C. Harvey;
Famous Artists and Writers of King Features Syndicate (King Features, 1946 ? Series) #[1949];
Strip Scene (Remuda Publishing, 1977 series) v2#6 (Winter 1978) by George Morley;
World Encyclopedia of Comics (Chelsea House Publishers, 1976 series) 1976

Notes: Godwin studied with James Montgomery Flagg.

To be confirmed against the Who's Who entry.

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    Frank Godwin Type: Common Alternative Name

Other Names:

  1. Francis Godwin Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Francis Family name: Godwin


  1. Corcoran School of Art [Washington D.C.] ? to ?


  1. F. G. [generic]
  2. Frank Godwin [generic]
  3. Godwin [generic]
  4. P P [generic]

Art Influences:

Influences by Frank Godwin (b. 1889) were stated by:
  1. Wayne Boring (b. 1905)


  1. National Cartoonists Society Type: member

  2. Society of Illustrators Type: member

Non Comics Works:

  1. Publication Title: The Children's Classic Kidnapped (book) - Role: artist - Year: 1925
    Employer Name : John C. Winston
    Work Title: Kidnapped
    Notes: 14 illustrations 4 of which are in colour by Frank Godwin


  1. Employee of - Harry G. Peter Studio (b. 1942)
    Notes: Briefly did pencils and inks 1943.