Creator of Teddy Bear Dies
Washington. Dec. 11. (AP)-Clifford (AP)-Clifford S. Berryman, 80, noted editorial cartoonist for the Â·Washington Star, died today. To older politicians and thousands thousands of friends he was known for creating the famous "Teddy Bear" He first drew the cub back in 1902 as a joke on President President "Teddy" Roosevelt who refused to shoot a young bear during a hunting trip to Mississippi. Mississippi. The bear's likeness lives on in thousands of toy reproductions reproductions for which the cartoonist never received a cent. Be ne,ver copyrighted the idea.