Darling, Jay Norwood

Darling, Jay Norwood, 1876–1962, American cartoonist, known as “Ding,” b. near Charlevoix, Mich. He worked for the Sioux City, Iowa, Journal, for the Des Moines Register, and from 1917 to 1949 for the New York Tribune (later the Herald Tribune). His forceful and witty work won him the Pulitzer Prize for cartoons in 1923 and 1943. Actively interested in the preservation of wildlife, he served as chief (1934–35) of the U.S. Bureau of Biological Survey. He wrote Ding Goes to Russia (1931) and The Cruise of the Bouncing Betsy (1937).

See J. M. Henry, ed., Ding's Half Century (1962).

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