Born in Missouri on Sept. 20, 1883. Cowan was a resident of Chicago in 1910 and Santa Monica, CA in 1913. By 1916 she was a resident of the San Francisco Bay area and known as Cora Cowan Rankin. She died in Oakland, CA on Nov. 28, 1944. Exh: SFAA, 1913, 1916; Calif. Art Club, 1914-15; Oakland Auditorium, 1917; East Bay Artists.
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