Born in San Leandro, CA in February 1903. Hook taught lettering and commercial art at the CSFA in 1931, and maintained a studio in San Francisco at 16 Beale Street until shortly before his death of tuberculosis in Belmont, CA on May 13, 1939. Member: Bohemian Club. Exh: CSL, 1939.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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