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John Coakley

 (1880 - 1936)
John Harold Coakley was active/lived in California.  John Coakley is known for Scenic Artist for Movie Industry.

Biography   John Coakley


Born in NYC on Oct. 13, 1880. Coakley studied at Columbia University. After moving to southern California in 1925, he settled in Alhambra and worked as a scenic artist for the movie industry. While at MGM he fell from a scaffolding and was killed on March 26, 1936.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
City Directory; Interview with the artist or his/her family; Death record.

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