Albert H. Symmonds was born in Riceville, PA on Jan. 22, 1901. Symmonds left Pennsylvania on a bicycle and pedaled to Fullerton, CA in 1924. From 1934-51 he was the proprietor of a clock repair shop in Fullerton. A batchelor, he died there on Oct. 3, 1970.
Member: Ebell Club (LA).
Exh: Santa Monica Library, 1931; First Nat'l Trust & Savings (Fullerton), 1931 (solo); Calif. WC Society, 1933; Fullerton Bldg & Loan Ass'n, 1937 (solo).
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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