John McGaw was born in Brentford, England on July 3, 1865. McGaw settled in San Francisco in 1897 and the next year wed artist Blanche Baldwin. A realtor, he painted in his leisure. He died in San Francisco on Feb. 26, 1948.
Exh: Berkeley League of FA, 1924.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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