Born in Dexter City, OH on Oct. 4, 1883. Hamer appears to have moved to Los Angeles about 1909. Except for the years 1918-23 when he was in San Diego, he was a resident of Los Angeles until his death on June 3, 1967.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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