Cartoonist whose famously sarcastic cat, Garfield, first appeared in 1978. His other works include Gnorm Gnat and Tumbleweeds.He established the Professor Garfield Foundation to promote children's literacy.Fellow cartoonist Charles Schulz, had very little regard for Davis' Garfield comic strip.BEFORE FAME
He grew up on a small farm in Indiana with his parents, brother, and twenty-five cats.PERSONAL LIFE
He and his wife, Jill, were married in 2000 and had three children together. Previously, he was married to Carolyn Altekruse, with whom he had one son.Historical Events in the Life of Jim Davis
1978-6-19 Garfield, created by Jim Davis, 1st appears as a comic strip
Cartoonist Jim Davis were born on Saturday, birthstone is Ruby, the seaon was Summer in the Chinese year of Rooster, it is 208 days until Jim Davis next birthday.
Jan. 01 1960