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Clarence Shaler

 (1860 - 1941)
Clarence Addison Shaler was active/lived in California, Wisconsin.  Clarence Shaler is known for sculpture.

Biography   Clarence Shaler

Born in Mackford Prairie, WI on May 29, 1860. After earning an M.A. degree from Ripon College in his native state, Shaler began as a manufacturer of umbrellas and other inventions in Waupun, WI in 1893. He subsequently made a fortune through his invention of vulcanized tire patches in the early days of the automobile industry. After retiring in 1928, he carried on his hobby of sculpting which had reached a professional level. On Dec. 16, 1941 he fell to his death from the balcony of his Pasadena studio. In: Ripon College (Abraham Lincoln).

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Who's Who in California 1942; Death record; Los Angeles Times, 1-17-1941 (obituary).

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