Born in Pajaro, CA on Sept. 7, 1889. Hader grew up in San Francisco, survived the earthquake and fire of 1906, and began his art studies there at the Institute of Art. He continued his studies at Académie Julian in Paris (1911-14) where he absorbed the techniques of the Impressionists. Upon returning to San Francisco, he established a studio on Telegraph Hill and devoted himself to serious easel painting. Active in the local art scene, he had several one-man shows in San Francisco and Oakland before being drafted into the army during WWI. After his discharge in 1919, he wed artist Berta Hoerner and settled into a unique home in Grand View-on-Hudson, NY. His illustrations appeared in Century, Good Housekeeping, McCall's, Christian Scien
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"American Art Annual
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