Born in Jamestown, NY on May, 21, 1876. Manbert studied at the AIC and Pape School of Illustration. He settled in Glendale, CA in 1910. He was active in the local art scene and taught commercial design at Wiggins Trade School and Chouinard Art School in 1929-30. He died in Glendale on Aug. 11, 1945. Exh: San Francisco Art Association, 1912-13; Blanchard Hall (LA), 1914; Calif. Art Club, 1911-18; Calif. Art Club, 1926; UCLA, 1927; Glendale AA.
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