James T. Berryman - Pulitzer Prize Winner 1950 - August 1971

Died. James T. Berryman, 69, longtime political cartoonist of the Washington Evening Star; in Venice, Fla. Berryman was working as the paper's sports cartoonist when his father Clifford Berryman, the Star's political cartoonist, fell ill in 1935. James filled in, stayed on to become half of the foremost father-son team in cartoon history.
Clifford won a Pulitzer Prize in 1944 for a cartoon on the wartime Government's manpower-mobilization problems; James got his Pulitzer in 1950 for his McCarthy era drawing of a committee hearing room filled with microphones and cameras. The title: "All Set for a Super-Secret Session."

The Berrymans, father and son, in whose names this award was created, were award-winning editorial cartoonists on The Washington Star. Clifford K. Berryman (1869-1949) won the Pulitzer Prize in 1944 for a cartoon on manpower mobilization. James T. Berryman (1902-1971), was a Pulitzer winner for his 1950 cartoon, "All Set for a Super-Secret Session in Washington." The late Florence Berryman, former art critic for The Washington Star, daughter of Clifford K. Berryman and sister of James T. Berryman, endowed the annual award of the National Press Foundation

see also: Clifford Berryman
Attribution: Time Magazine, National Press Foundation, Pulitizer.org

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