Jose Guillermo Wolfskill was born in Los Angeles, CA on Sept. 14, 1844, the son of William Wolfskill, the first orange grower in California. In 1869 José Guillermo wed Elena de Pedrorena who bore him one son, José Ignacio. José G. Wolfskill (aka Joseph William Wolfskill) died in Los Angeles on Feb. 24, 1928.
Exh: World's Columbian Expo (Chicago), 1893.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Southern California Artists (Nancy Moure); LA Times, 2-5-1928 (obit).
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