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Jules Suppo

 (1881 - 1964)
Jules Leon Suppo was active/lived in California / Switzerland.  Jules Suppo is known for Wood carver.

Biography   Jules Suppo


Born in Geneva, Switzerland on July 29, 1881. Suppo studied in Paris at Ecole des Beaux Arts. He came to California in 1915 and worked for over 25 years for W. R. Hearst at San Simeon where he did teak cornices, inlaid bookcases, the carved elevator, ceilings, doors, and walls. A longtime resident of San Francisco, he died in Larkspur, CA on Feb. 29, 1964. In: Carmel Mission (altar); Vedanta Society of SF (altar).

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Death record; SF Examiner, 3-5-1964 (obituary).

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