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Luther Fanton

 (1880 - 1904)
Luther Frederick Fanton was active/lived in California.  Luther Fanton is known for Painting.

Biography   Luther Fanton


Born in New York in 1880. By the late 1890s Fanton had moved to southern California from Portland, OR. At his Pasadena home at 320 Concord Court, he designed and then pulled the first float in the first Rose Bowl parade. A brain tumor led to his demise in San Diego on April 12, 1904. He was the father of artist Evangeline F. Gilchrist.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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