Born in Centerville, IA on Dec. 3, 1904. During the 1930s Vaught studied at the Los Angeles Art Institute, and, after serving in WWII, at Otis Art Institute (1946-51). He was a resident in Whittier, CA during the 1940s and 1950s, and a curator at the Whittier Art Gallery. He died in Los Angeles on Feb. 28, 1987. Exh: Laguna Beach AA, 1938 (award); Whittier AA, 1935-56 (awards).
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"Who's Who in American Art
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