Born in Boston, MA on Oct. 22, 1897. Trefry moved to southern California about 1920 and settled in Eagle Rock. While working as a commercial artist, he studied at the Art Center School, Chouinard and Otis Art Institutes. Trefry died on Dec. 22, 1983 in Placentia, CA. Exh: Eagle Rock Artists, 1929-32; Webb Gallery (LA), 1935; LA County Fairs (1st prizes); Occidental College, 1943. In: NMAA.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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