Authors & Illustrators Born in the Month of June • Harrison Cady • June 17th
Walter Harrison Cady (1877-1970)
Born in Gardner, Massachusetts.
At the age of 19 he moved to New York City to work as an illustrator for the Brooklyn Eagle newspaper and as a freelance to several other publications. In 1900, he became a staff artist and cartoonist for Life Magazine. During a career that spanned 70 years, Cady worked for the nation’s most popular publications, including St. Nicholas Magazine, Boys' Life, Saturday Evening Post, Ladies' Home Journal, Good Housekeeping and Country Gentleman.