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Cecil Murdock

 (1913 - 1954)
Cecil Murdock was active/lived in Arizona, Kansas, Oklahoma.  Cecil Murdock is known for painting, crafts.

Biography   Cecil Murdock


Born McLoud, OK, Oct. 13, 1913; died McLoud, OK, Dec. 14, 1954. Painter. Also known as Koketha or Turning Bear or Running Bear. Native American. Member of the Kickapoo Tribe. Attended Friends University in Wichita 1932-33 and University of Wichita. Also studied at University of Oklahoma with Olaf Nordmark. Did WPA mural projects in Lawton, OK and Anadarko, OK.

SOURCES:
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
TCP; Lester, Patrick D. The Biographical Directory of Native American Painters. Tulsa: Sir Publications, 1995.

This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.


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