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Chic Young

Born January 9, 1901

 
 
Chic Young Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, October 7, 2018
1. Chic Young Marker
Inscription.  Cartoonist Murat Bernard "Chic" Young grew up in St. Louis at 2248 Oregon Ave. and graduated from McKinley High in 1919. In 1930 Young created "Blondie," a comic strip featuring Blondie Boopadoop and her boyfriend Dagwood Bumstead. Readership jumped after the couple married in 1933. Eventually reaching over 250 million as the Bumstead family merrily depicted the joys and tribulations of middle class life. "Blondie" inspired radio, film and television series, and introduced the world to the "Dagwood" sandwich. Chic Young produced over 15,000 "Blondie" installments by the time of his death in 1973, after which the strip was created by his son Dean and flourished into the 21st century.
 
Erected by St. Louis Walk of Fame.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicCommunicationsEntertainment. In addition, it is included in the Missouri, St. Louis Walk of Fame series list. A significant historical date for this entry is January 9, 1901.
 
Location. 38° 39.315′ N, 90° 17.931′ W. Marker is in St. Louis, Missouri
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. Marker is on Delmar Boulevard east of North Skinker Boulevard, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6174 Delmar Boulevard, Saint Louis MO 63112, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hale Irwin (here, next to this marker); Bob Pettit (a few steps from this marker); Mel Bay (a few steps from this marker); Max Starkloff (a few steps from this marker); The 5th Dimension (within shouting distance of this marker); Sara Teasdale (within shouting distance of this marker); Elizabeth Keckley (within shouting distance of this marker); T. S. Eliot (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Louis.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 13, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 70 times since then and 4 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 13, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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