Oct 21; Jay Norwood “Ding” Darling Birthday, Oct 21, 1876-Feb 12, 1962. Darling was born in Michigan, but the family moved to Sioux City in 1886. He was a reporter & cartoonist for newspapers in Iowa & New York, winning the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning in 1924 & 1943. Darling became a state & national figure in the conservation movement. Iowa’s Lake Darling State Park bears his name.
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