James Wren Lister (July 6, 1897 - March 15, 1952) was a British-American artist and advertiser. Born in Brockley, London, England, Lister arrived in the United States on July 24, 1920. He was living in California by 1923 when he married wife Dorothy on November 26, 1923 in Pasadena. In 1937, when he filled out his Petition for Naturalization, he was working as a commercial artist. He became a U.S. citizen in 1940. In 1942 he stated his employer was Douglas Aircraft on his draft card. He and Dorothy had four children. Lister died in Hollywood on March 15, 1952.