Location: Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Edward Hill Gamble, Cartoonist, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Artists for dedication, achievements, and leadership.
Growing up in a family of artists, Mr. Gamble began perfecting his skills at a young age. He later went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts in political sciences from the University of South Florida, going on to complete postgraduate coursework at the University of Tennessee. He began his career as a sports editor at the Winter Haven News Chief in Florida, remaining there until 1968. This position led to him taking on the role of the sports cartoonist for the Tampa Times-Tribune. In 1972, he continued to excel as an editorial cartoonist with the Nashville Banner. Finally, from 1980 until his retirement in 2010, Mr. Gamble upheld the role of the editorial cartoonish at the Florida Times-Union. Though he is retired, he continues to work as a syndicated cartoonist with the King Features Syndicate in New York City.
A well-respected artist in his field, Mr. Gamble’s work has been abundantly awarded throughout his career. In 1978, the United Industrial Council presented him with the Dragonslayer Award, which was followed up by the George Washington Award from the Freedom Foundation in 1980. In 1996, he earned the Wilbur Award and then the Sunshine State Award in 1997. A member of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists, Mr. Gamble considers the highlight of his career to be meeting former President Ronald Reagan, who proudly displayed several of Mr. Gamble’s cartoons in his collection. As a testament to his success, he is featured in the 2nd and 3rd editions of Who’s Who in Entertainment.
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