Gertrude B. Beiderbecke Washburn was born in Iowa on Feb. 15, 1903.
Gertrude studied at the Art Institute of Chicago before her marriage to William Washburn about 1925. The couple lived in Evanston, Illinois and Hillsborough, CA during the 1930s.
Mrs. Washburn died in Santa Clara, CA on July 10, 1992.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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