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Albert Olson

 (1870 - 1917)
Albert S. Olson was active/lived in California, Illinois.  Albert Olson is known for painting, illustrations.

Biography   Albert Olson


Albert S. Olson was born in Chicago, IL on Sept. 1, 1870.  Olson studied at the  Chicago Institute of Art and had a studio in his home town where he worked mainly as a magazine and newspaper illustrator.   To escape the harsh winters, he moved to Los Angeles in 1914.  He died of tuberculosis in Patton, CA on November 19, 1917.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
City Directory; Death record.

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