Born in Illinois on May 1, 1895. Wookey worked as a commercial artist in Los Angeles for 45 years and during his last six years was a secretary for the city council. He died in Los Angeles on Oct. 10, 1970. Exh: Modern Art Workers (LA), 1925.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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