Henrietta McCandless was born in California on May 11, 1906. McCandless lived in San Francisco and Oakland where she studied at the California College of Arts & Crafts (Oakland). During WWII she was an engineer at Kaiser Shipyard. A spinster, she died of cancer in Oakland on May 31, 1949.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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