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Elsey Taft

 (1887 - 1979)
Elsey Rogers Taft was active/lived in California, Illinois, Massachusetts.  Elsey Taft is known for painting.

Biography   Elsey Taft


Born in Chicago, IL on Jan. 1, 1887. By the 1930s Taft had settled in San Diego. She painted with a group who met at the Spanish Village in Balboa Park. During the 1950s she taught at the San Diego Businessmen's Art Club. A spinster, she died in February 1979 in Needham, MA. Exh: San Diego Art Guild, 1939.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Social Security Death Index (1940-2002).

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