Born in Los Angeles, CA on Feb. 4, 1897. Donley lived in Los Angeles and San Francisco until her marriage to naval officer Frank Jenkinson in the late 1930s. The couple then settled in Lake Ozark, MO where she remained until her demise in February 1974. Her work includes pencil drawings and hand-tinted photographs.
Note from Bill Jenkinson, son of the artist: The artist"and Frank Jenkinson, my father and a naval officer during World War I, met and married in the early twenties, not the thirties. I was born in 1926."
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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