Emma Wickersheim McWhirter was born in Minnesota on Nov. 20, 1896. For 59 years McWhirter taught in the public schools of Los Angeles. Upon retirement, she moved to Palm Springs, CA where she remained until her demise on March 26, 1980.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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