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Harry Schary

 (1896 - 1947)
Harry Alexander Schary was active/lived in California, Illinois.  Harry Schary is known for Painter, architect.

Biography   Harry Schary

Born in Chicago, IL on July 23, 1896. Schary moved to Oakland in 1917. As an architect, he designed several Oakland buildings including H. C. Capwell and I. Magnin department stores. In his leisure he was active in the local art scene. Schary died after his car was struck by a Berkeley city bus on Oct. 5, 1947. Member: Calif. Society of Etchers; American Inst. of Architects. Exh: Oakland Art League, 1928; Oakland Art Gallery, 1927, 1933 (with Paul Schmitt), 1935, 1943; GGIE, 1940.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
City Directory; The Argus, June 1927; California Arts and Architecture list, 1932; Ferdinand Perret Files; Death record; Oakland Tribune & SF Chronicle, 10-7-47 (obits).

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