Born: 1903 April 3 in New York City, New York, United States

Died: 1992 October 23 in Bronx, New York, United States

Biography: Horace T. Elmo worked as a stock clerk in the exporting industry before becoming a cartoonist with the New York Evening Graphic. From the mid 1930s until the mid 1940s he produced a great many syndicated weekly features, such as Facts You Never Knew, The Fizzle Family, and the Goofus Family.
Elmo syndicated his features, and some others, himself through Lincoln Features and later Elmo Features Syndicate. Jack Kirby debuted on Elmo's Lincoln syndicate.

Notes: To be confirmed against the Who's Who entry.


    Horace Elmo Type: Common Alternative Name
    Given name: Horace Family name: Elmo

Other Names:

  1. Arazio Theodore Elmo Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Arazio Theodore Family name: Elmo
  2. H. T. Elmo Type: Common Alternative Name
  3. Horace T. Elmo Type: Changed Name
  4. Hothel Type: Pen Name


  1. Elmo [generic]
  2. H. T. Elmo [generic]
  3. Hothel [generic]