Stan MacGovern (1903 – 1975) was a cartoonist best known for his comic strip Silly Milly which ran in the New York Post from the 1930s into the 1950s. Born in New York, MacGovern was the son of George M. Cohan's publicist. His mother performed in light operas. Graduating from high school in 1921, MacGovern began at the New York Sun Herald as a copy boy in the art department. After a period working as a jazz musician, he returned to commercial art with a position at the New York Post where he was employed for years, eventually heading up the newspaper's art department.