Bill Mauldin (October 29, 1921 - January 22, 2003) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist of the United States.
Mauldin was born in Mountain Park, New Mexico. His grandfather had been a civilian cavalry scout in the Apache Wars and his father was an artilleryman in World War I. Mauldin took courses at the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts. While in Chicago, Bill Mauldin met Will Lang Jr. and became fast friends with him. Bill Mauldin entered the U.S. Army in 1940 to fight in World War II.
Bill Maudlin was inducted into the St. Louis Walk of Fame on May 19, 1991.