Born: 1888 August 18 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Died: 1957 June 18 in Pasadena, California, United States

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

Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._R._Williams) has birthdate as March 30th.
The World Encyclopedia of Comics, 2nd ed., s.v. "Williams, James Robert." says August 18th.


Sample Scan:


Name:

    J. R. Williams Type: Pen Name

Other Names:

  1. James Robert Williams Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: James Robert Family name: Williams

Signatures:

  1. J. R. Williams
  2. J. R. Williams [generic]