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Elton Bennett

 (1910 - 1974)
Elton Bennett was active/lived in Washington.  Elton Bennett is known for graphics-marine-wildlife sketches.

Biography   Elton Bennett

The following was adapted from a texxt by the artist's daughter Barbara Bennett-Parsons at

Elton Bennett's lifelong dream always was to be an artist.

He grew up in Hoquiam in the Grays Harbor region of the Washington Coast, where mill work, fishing and dredging are common occupations, and Bennett himself knew many years of firsthand experience at them.  The pursuit of art was not encouraged by the people around him.

Elton Bennett started and stopped more than once in his plans to be an artist.  For nearly 20 years, his only formal training in art consisted of a single year at Washington State University at Pullman in 1927 when he was 17 years old.

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