John A. McBrearty was born in San Francisco, CA in 1874. A lifelong resident of his native city, McBrearty had a studio there until his demise on March 17, 1933.
Member: SF Photoengravers' Union.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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