William Hamilton


Age: 76

cartoonist whose work for the New Yorker over more than 50 years was known for skewering the wealthy and the powerful who also wrote novels and plays when he began his career with the New Yorker in 1965 (and was still working there at his death), whose cartoons were distinctive and densely drawn in a style more realistic than cartoonish, including a cartoon that depicts a rich girl showing her new boyfriend around her palatial home ("Don't waste time on Daddy" she says. "Mummy's the money.").

Cause of Death: Car accident

Born: June 2, 1939

Died: April 8, 2016

Lexington, Kentucky