Chester Gould bio

Birth Name: Chester Gould

Occupation: Cartoonist

Place Of Birth: Oklahoma

Date Of Birth: November 20, 1900

Date Of Death: May 11, 1985

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Chester Gould was born on the 20th of November, 1900. He was famous for being a Cartoonist. Creator of the Dick Tracy comic strip who gave rise to some of the most memorable heroes and villains for more than 40 years. He won 2 Reuben Awards in 1959 and 1977.

Chester Gould was born in Oklahoma. After finishing college at Oklahoma, he moved to Chicago to try achieve his dream of becoming a cartoonist with the Tribune. In 1980, he was also honored with a special Edgar Award for Dick Tracy.

Chester Gould was a Scorpio and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Chester Gould was born in 1900s. Discover what happened on this day.

Chester Gould is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Chester’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Chester Gould’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Chester Gould’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Chester Gould kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Chester Gould was born in the Year of the Rat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Chester Gould
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Chester Gould was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Chester Gould was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: Chester Gould had a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Chester Gould’s birth sign is Scorpio and he had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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