Born in Kinsley, KS on Oct. 21, 1890. Ketelson settled in Long Beach in 1912. For many years he was a showcard writer while making painting forays into the desert around Palm Springs. An alcoholic, he died in Long Beach on Sept. 27, 1944. Member: Long Beach AA.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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