|Born||Francis Joseph Rigney|
January 20, 1882
|Died||April 20, 1962 (age 80) |
Frank Rigney (January 20, 1882 - April 20, 1962), born in Waterford Ireland, was an illustrator, cartoonist and magician.
Rigney had done illustrations for Irish newspapers before coming to America in 1914. He had several articles that he illustrated in The Boy Scouts Yearbook in 1921 and 1922. A 1946 mention in The Linking Ring states that he was Art Director for the magazine for the Boy Scouts of Americam, "Boy's Life". Rigney retired from "Boy's Life" in 1945.
Rigney died in New York and was survived by his wife, Ella Hoffman Rigney, and sons, Francis J. Jr., and Peter H. Rigney.
- "Art of Deception" by Chuck Romano in the Linking Ring Sept 1995.