Creator from the Addams Family, a favorite toon that spawned films, musicals, and tv shows. In 1961, he received an Edgar Award in the Secret Writers of America. He was distantly linked to USA Presidents John Adams and John Quincy Adams. He drew and made almost 1,500 cartoons throughout his extended career. He wedded Sally Smith, who was simply the sister of his brother-in-law. Hank Ketcham was another well-known cartoonist whose function reached wide viewers.