Born in Salinas, CA in 1875. Jenkins settled in Sacramento about 1905 and was an insurance broker for fifty years. He started sculpting in 1937 and by 1957 had completed bronze plaques of 30 California governors, several senators, and other notables. He died in Auburn, CA on Dec. 20, 1966. Exh: Kingsley Art Club, 1938, 1945. In: Santa Rosa Hospital; Santa Rosa High School; Scottish Society of SF; Hiram Johnson High School (Sacramento).
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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