George Fredrick Hudson (1875-1966) was a British cartoonist and humorist. He showed artistic talent from a young age, excelling in subjects like poetry, grammar, arithmetic, and geography. After various jobs, Hudson joined the Telegraph Department of the Midland Railway Company and pursued his passion for commercial art by painting wooden buckets. He married Emily Eccles in 1899 and settled in Derby, where he joined art school and began publishing drawings and cartoons in publications like the Railway Telegraphist and the London Journal.

Hudson gained recognition as a cartoonist for the Derby Football Express and the Derby Daily Telegraph, creating cartoons of local figures. He also engaged with musicians, producing drawings of prominent musicians and participating in exhibitions and artistic societies. During World War I, he created his own booklets and illustrated a book on Tom Moore and Kegworth. He was also known for his illustrated posters.