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American Printer, January 5, 1921

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Creator: Bob Gill, 1931–2021

Robert Charles Gill
January 17, 1931, Brooklyn, New York – November 9, 2021, Brooklyn, New York

1940 United States Federal Census
Name: Robert Gill
Age: 9
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1931
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: New York
Marital Status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Grandson
Home in 1940: New York, Kings, New York
Street: 1324 Carroll Street
Farm: No
Inferred Residence in 1935: New York, Kings, New York
Residence in 1935: New York
Resident on farm in 1935: No
Sheet Number: 1B
Attended School or College: Yes
Highest Grade Completed: Elementary school, 3rd grade
Weeks Worked in 1939: 0
Income: 0
Income Other Sources: No
Morris Gothelf, 67
Freida Gill, 39
Robert Gill, 9

New York Passenger List
Name: Robert Gill
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York
Departure Port: Southampton, England
Arrival Date: February 15, 1954
Arrival Port: New York, New York
Ship Name: Queen Elizabeth

Graphic design: visual comparisons
Alan Fletcher, Colin Forbes, Bob Gill
Reinhold Publishing Company, 1964

Bob Gill, right

Illustration: aspects and directions
Bob Gill & John Lewis
Reinhold Publishing Company, 1964

Bob Gill, right

Kate Simon
Meridian Books, 1959
Drawings by Bob Gill

Further Reading
The New York Times, November 16, 2021

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