Born in San Francisco, CA on Nov. 26, 1895. After serving in the camouflage section for the U.S. Army during WWI, Osthoff returned to San Francisco in 1919. He was a resident of Sacramento at the time of his death in May 1967.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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