PIM, WILLIAM PAUL, 1885-1950


Cartoonist. Born– December 1, 1885, Freeport, Pa. Parents– Ira Lester and Mary Ella Dougherty Pim. Married– Lenna Hales. Education– graduated from Cabot Institute; studied photo-engraving, Bissell College; John Huntington Polytechnic Institute. Employed as cartoonist for Birmingham News, established the W. Paul Pims Advertising Art Studio. Taught commercial art at Birmingham-Southern College, 1922-1931. Drew the syndicated features, Baby Mine and Telling Tommy. Died July 26, 1950.


Clipping file at Birmingham Public Library.


Telling Tommy About Days We Celebrate. New York; Cupples and Leon, 1941.

Telling Tommy About Famous Inventors. New York; Cupples and Leon, 1942.

Telling Tommy About Famous People in Their Youth. New York; Cupples and Leon, 1940.

Telling Tommy About Mother Nature; Curious Children. New York; Cupples amd Leon, 1939

Telling Tommy About Our Good Neighbors. New York; Cupples and Leon, 1943

Telling Tommy About Pilgrims Progress. New York; Cupples and Leon, 1957.

Telling Tommy About Things We Use. New York; Cupples and Leon, 1946.