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 Dudley Cady Backus  (1911 - 1989)

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BIOGRAPHY for Dudley Backus
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Birth
1911 (Los Angeles, California)
 
Death
1989

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California

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Dudley Cady Backus was born in Los Angeles, CA on Aug. 16, 1911.  Backus was a resident of Pasadena until settling in Santa Barbara in 1947.  He worked in hardware there until shortly before his demise in Fullerton, CA on Sept. 16, 1989.  A self-taught artist and botanist, he specialized in florals.
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Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
City Directory; Interview with the artist or his/her family; Death Record.

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