Darling, Jay N. (Jay Norwood), 1876-1962

Journalist and tireless advocate for preservation of the environment, Jay N. "Ding" Darling (1876-1962) spent the majority of his career working as an editorial cartoonist for the Des Moines Register. Twice awarded the Pulitzer Prize for syndicated editorial cartoons he drew almost daily between 1900 and 1949, in 1934-1935 he headed what is now the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, created the Federal Duck Stamp Program which has since restored thousands of acres of wet lands, and in 1936 founded the National Wildlife Federation.

From the description of Papers of Jay Norwood "Ding" Darling, 1897- 1920-1962. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 220910265


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