Paul Conrad (Journalist) – Bio, Birthday, Family, Age & Born

Paul Conrad

Paul Francis Conrad was an American political cartoonist and winner of three Pulitzer Prizes for editorial cartooning. In the span of a career lasting five decades, Conrad provided a critical perspective on eleven presidential administrations in the United States. He is best known for his work as the chief editorial cartoonist for the Los Angeles Times during a time when the newspaper was in transition under the direction of publisher Otis Chandler, who recruited Conrad from the Denver Post.

Born: Paul Francis Conrad, Jun 27, 1924, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Died: Sept 4, 2010, Rancho Palos Verdes, California
Other names: “Con”
Alma mater: University of Iowa
Occupation: Political cartoonist
Years active: 1950–2008
Home town: Des Moines, Iowa
Religion: Roman Catholic
Spouse(s): Barbara Kay King
Children: Jamie, David, Carol, Libby
Parent(s): Robert and Florence Conrad
Relatives: Bob and James
Awards: Pulitzer Prize (1964, 1971, 1984), RFK Journalism Award (1985, 1990, 1992, 1993)
Website: Paul Conrad’s Official site

About Paul Conrad

Editorial cartoonist for the Los Angeles Times who provoked leading political figures and won three Pulitzer Prizes.

Before Fame

He began cartooning for the school newspaper while studying at the University of Iowa.


He gained fame in an era in which many cartoonists, including Bill Mauldin and Pat Oliphant channeled the sentiment of the American public.

Family Life

He grew up in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.


For his unabashedly liberal views and cartoon broadsides against the politicians at the top, he earned a place on Richard Nixon‘s famed enemies list.

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