Billie Muriel Boston was born in Oklahoma on Nov. 15, 1906. The Boston family moved to Pomona, CA in 1912. Billie grew up there and studied art locally. During the 1930s she worked both as a sign and portrait painter. A spinster, she died in San Bernardino, CA on Feb. 20, 1971.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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