Born: Established: 10 May 1889 Enmore, Marrickville - Camperdown area, Sydney Southern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales, ; Died: Ceased: 1 Jul 1952 Point Piper, Sydney Eastern Harbourside, Sydney Eastern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,
Sources list variant date of birth: Australian Dictionary of Biography lists 10 May 1889 and Dictionary of Australian Artists Online lists 26 May 1889.
Illustrator for The Sunshine Family (1923) erroneously listed as H. Bancks; ACB states 'The second illustrator was actually J. C. Banks, creator of "Ginger Meggs", his name appearing incorrectly here.'
[Source: Marcie Muir and Kerry White, Australian Children's Books, 1992-2004.]
See also the full Australian Dictionary of Biography Online entry for 'James Charles (Jim) Bancks, (1889-1952)' 7 (1979).