The following information was submitted in September 2013 by Don Yaworski, son of the artist. (Updated in 2018)
Alex F. Yaworski, A.W.S., 1907-1997
Alex F. Yaworski was born on December 29, 1907 in Odessa, Russia, now Ukraine. His father Anton was a master wood worker and furniture maker who painted artwork occasionally. His mother, Anna had been a cook for a group of generals of the Czarist Army during the Russo-Japanese War of 1905. Anton and Anna met while Anton took care of cavalry horses during the same war. They were not supposed to be seeing each other but defied that idea. When he returned to Russia from the war in Mukden, Manchuria, they ran off together. They married and in about 1909, Anton left for the Un
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