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Goronwy Reesor

 (1898 - 1982)
Goronwy Buchan Reesor was active/lived in California / Canada.  Goronwy Reesor is known for Painter, cartographer, commercial artist.

Biography   Goronwy Reesor


Born in Nelson, British Columbia, Canada on Aug. 26, 1898. Reesor served in WWI and afterwards was a merchant seaman for five years. After settling in the San Francisco Bay area in 1923, he studied art at the CCAC and UC Berkeley. For 25 years he was an editorial artist for the San Francisco Chronicle. He was also a map maker and a painter of landscapes, figure studies, and sporting events. Reesor died at his home in Berkeley, CA on Dec. 13, 1982.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
City Directory; Death record.

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