Shadow_Magazine_Vol_1_261On this day, May 23, 1915, illustrator William Timmins was born in Chicago, Illinois. The son of illustrator Harry Timmins, William study art at the Art Students League, the National Academy of Design, and the Grand Central Art School in New York. Timmins worked in pulp and science fiction illustration and then specialized in western scenes. In the 1950s he illustrated several books for children.