WENDELIN, Rudolph (1910 – 2000)
American illustrator. Wendelin is credited with the popularization in illustration – art of Smokey Bear. He was the designer of the 1964 John Muir US commemorative stamp. Wendelin enjoyed a 40 – year career with the U.S. Forest Service.
ANS – Autograph Note Signed, one page, 1983, on his Smokey imprinted stationery. Responds to collector and sends a signed photo (not present). Accompanied by a plate of US and State Forest Services stamps Pledge Your Help: Prevent Forest Fires!