Ethel M. Todd was born in Illinois on March 18, 1889. By 1930 Todd had settled in Los Angeles with her life partner, Hallie Lierd.
For many years she taught art in the public schools.
A spinster, she died in Chula Vista, CA on March 31, 1981.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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