Born: 1918 December 14 in New Castle, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1958 August 15 in Crystal Lake, Illinois, United States
Notes: To be confirmed against the Who's Who entry.
Who's Who gives Cole's birth year as 1914.
R. Johnson pen name is not certain.
Notes: Cole's art education was through the Landon Correspondence Art Course which is known as the Landon School of Illustrating and Cartooning.