Irene Adelaide Buck McNeely was born in St Louis, MO on Feb. 1, 1889. By 1909 Irene Buck was a pupil at the Los Angeles Art Institute. She was the first wife of artist Perry McNeely and was active there into the early 1930s. A divorcée, she died in Phoenix, AZ in September 1976.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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