New Yorker Cartoonist, George Booth, dies at 96

New Yorker Cartoonist, George Booth, dies at 96

George Booth was a renowned illustrator who was best know as the New york Magazine cartoonist where he was known for his drawings which typically showed an aging ordinary man, ingenue, or every couple struggling with contemporary sophistication, confusing one another, or engaging with dogs and cats.

Famous  New York magazine Cartooonist George Booth dies at the age of 96

The news of the death of Famous Cartoonist  George Booth has sudden people around the globe. He was a well-known figure in the related profession. he died from complications of dementia at his home in Brooklyn, on November 1, 2022, at the age of 96. His death was revealed by his daughter revealed that he died due to complications of dementia. 

Booth was known for his drawings which typically showed an aging ordinary man, ingenue, or every couple struggling with contemporary sophistication, confusing one another, or engaging with dogs and cats.

He rose to become one of the best-known celebrities in a magazine where fans adored sharp cartoon humor.

Booth’s pen-and-ink cartoons were published in a dozen volumes, turned into works of art, and offered for sale in exhibitions. His topics included anything from banking to run-ins with the Treasury Department to the pleasures and dangers of horticulture and auto maintenance. He was a renowned illustrator.

About George Booth’s Family and Early life

George Booth was born on June 28, 1926, in Cainsville, Missouri, USA. He was 96 years old as of 2022. He was born to his mother Irma Swindle Booth who is his mother and the name of his father William Earl Booth.

George Booth Family

His father was a school administrator in Fairfax Missouri and his mother was a musician and fine artist and cartoonist. He lived and worked in Stony Brook, New York with his wife as a cartoonist and collected local artwork from artists there.

George Booth’s Work History

His drawings typically showed an aging ordinary man, ingenue, or every couple struggling with contemporary sophistication, confusing one another, or engaging with dogs and cats. He was a renowned illustrator. For the interior pages, He created pages of outrageous drawings in addition to about a dozen of illustrations. He rose to become one of the best-known celebrities in a magazine where fans adored sharp cartoon humor.

Booth’s pen-and-ink cartoons were published in a dozen volumes, turned into works of art, and offered for sale in exhibitions. Up until he was in his 90s, he gave several lectures and participated in group discussions at institutions, museums, and cartoon art shows. His topics included anything from banking to run-ins with the Treasury Department to the pleasures and dangers of horticulture and auto maintenance.

Which educational level has he achieved?

He attained his education from Fairfax High School ad later joined the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts but did not graduate.

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Does George Booth’s wife still live, and what about his children?

He was a widower at the time of his death as he was married to his late wife named Dione Babcock in 1958. Sadly, she died on October 26, 2022, because of pancreatic cancer. He has a daughter of which we are aware right now.

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