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Harold LeDoux

Born in Port Arthur, Texas

Died: June 7, 2015

     Harold LeDoux graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in 1944. Known best for his work on the "Judge Parker" comic strip, LeDoux's first job for a newspaper was as a route carrier for the Port Arthur News during high school.


     LeDoux spent some time working for the Texas Company and on merchant vessels before heading for Chicago to attend the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts. LeDoux next went to work with Famous Funnies, the first comic book publishers.


     He became the assistant artist on a new newspaper strip called "Judge Parker" in 1953. He took charge of producing the art work for the strip in 1965 and completed his last strip in 2006.  LeDoux was a member of the National Cartoonist Society, the Comics Council, and the Alliance Francaise.

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