Born in California on May 25, 1891. Hilliker grew up in Woodland, California. At age eleven he began his art studies in San Francisco at the Mark Hopkins Art Institute and continued at that school in 1910-11 while working in the art department of the Chronicle. By 1930 he was working as an artist in New York City He died in Lowvillle, New York in April 1986.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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