John J. Fawcett

Inducted: 1990
Born: 1909
Died: 1992

John J. Fawcett of North Kingstown earned international acclaim during an outstanding thirty-seven year career with the Providence Journal Company. He was an accomplished sports and editorial cartoonist, and a champion for the rights of others. He gained four National Brotherhood Awards from the National Conference of Christians and Jews, and his prolific works have been sought by heads of State. As a key member of The Journal editorial staff, his artistic talents, ready wit, and profound wisdom touched the lives of all Rhode Islanders.

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