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Dudley Cady Backus

 (1911 - 1989)
Dudley Cady Backus was active/lived in California.  Dudley Backus is known for painting.

Biography   Dudley Cady Backus

Dudley Cady Backus was born in Los Angeles, CA on Aug. 16, 1911.  Backus was a resident of Pasadena until settling in Santa Barbara in 1947.  He worked in hardware there until shortly before his demise in Fullerton, CA on Sept. 16, 1989.  A self-taught artist and botanist, he specialized in florals.

Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
City Directory; Interview with the artist or his/her family; Death Record.

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