Hilda Elma Preibisius
(1901 - 1981)
Hilda Elma Preibisius was active/lived in California, Ohio. Hilda Preibisius is known for portrait, still life and landscape painting.
Biography Hilda Elma Preibisius
Hilda Elma Preibisius (1901- 1981)
She was born in Finley, Ohio on April 26, 1901 of German parents, Henry Harms and Augusta Rhode Preibisius. She had 3 brothers, Leroy, Lewis and Clarence. She settled in San Diego with her parents in 1904 (San Diego Union 1/31/62) where her father became a very successful designer, architect and builder of private homes and commercial buildings. The 11 story St. James Hotel (www.stjameshotel.com/history.htm) built by his Preibisius Company in 1913-1914 has been designated as a Historical Landmark in the San Diego Gas Lamp District. The influence of her architect father instilled in her a strong desire to draw and later paint. During the 1930's Depression period she worked as
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