Born in Massachusetts on Feb. 28, 1898. Corson was a veteran of WWI. He moved to the San Francisco Bay area in 1922. Initially, he lived in Berkeley before settling in San Francisco. While working as a salesman for the American Crayon Company, he etched in his leisure. He died in San Francisco on July 2, 1967. Member: Calif. Society of Etchers. Exh: GGIE, 1940.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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