Born in Ohio on Dec. 25, 1870. A self-taught artist, Heisner came to Los Angeles in 1905 and worked for a sign company doing gold letters for windows. He painted all his life, but did not exhibit or become active with art groups. He died in Los Angeles on Oct. 30, 1947.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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