Born in Colorado on Feb. 1, 1888. Rountree moved to California in 1910 and soon settled in Berkeley. During WWII he made blueprints for Kaiser Shipyards. He later worked as an upholsterer while living in Santa Clara, CA. He died there on Feb. 6, 1961.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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