Evaline Ness


Evaline Ness

Evaline Ness (born Evaline Michelow; April 24, 1911 in Union City, Ohio- August 12, 1986)(died at 75) grew up in Pontiac, Michigan. Ness studied at Ball State Teachers College before deciding to become an illustrator and author in 1960, with the publishing of "The Bridge", by Charlton Osborn. She won a Caldecott Medal in 1967 for "Sam, Bangs, and Moonshine". Evaline was also a highly paid commercial artist.

She was married to Eliot Ness, an American Treasury agent, famous for his efforts to enforce Prohibition in Chicago, Illinois as the leader of a legendary team nicknamed The Untouchables. They were married from 1938 until their divorce in 1946. She married Arnold Bayard in 1959.

She died in Kingston, New York.

References

* [http://www.britannica.com/ebi/article-9331182 Britannica Online] Evaline Ness


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