Born in San Francisco, CA on Jan. 12, 1889. Dinsdale graduated from the CCAC in 1914 and then taught at that school until 1920. On a sabbatical in 1919, he studied in France at the A.E.F. University. He then had a studio in San Francisco where he made hand-made toys called Dick O'Dee. He died there on Jan. 19, 1957.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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