Born in Iowa on Jan. 9, 1884. Coloneus moved to Los Angeles in 1902. For 60 years he worked as a plumber for the U.S. Navy; however, during the 1920s he was listed as a commercial artist in the Los Angeles City Directory. He died in Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo, CA on Dec. 17, 1965.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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