Frances Edwina Dumm (July 21, 1893-April 28, 1990) was a comic strip artist, writer, and illustrator, as well as America’s first full-time female editorial cartoonist.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edwina_Dumm
Cap Stubbs & Tippie by Edwina Dumm
Cap Stubbs was a strip that debuted in 1918 and lasted under various titles until Edwina Dumm retired in 1966
Edwina Dumm on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/edwina-dumm/