Born: 1927 July 24 in Brooklyn, New York, United States
Biography: Cartoonist whose newspaper career has involved over the years being a sketch artist as well as sports, theatrical cartoonist and political cartoonist. Was a sports cartoonist for the Brooklyn Eagle and then for the Boston Post. After that he was political cartoonist for the Honolulu Star Bulletin then for Scripps Howard newspapers. He joined the Atlanta Journal Constitution in 1982 and retired ten years later. The artist's son is newspaper cartoonist Brian Basset.