Born in Delafield, WI on March 4, 1875. Hawks came to Los Angeles shortly after his birth. By 1921 he was active in the Sierra Madre art colony. A machinist, he painted in his leisure. He died in Los Angeles of tuberculosis on Dec. 19, 1945. Exh: ; Sierra Madre Artists, 1925.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
City Directory; Death record.Nearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here