Born in Arkansas on April 12, 1904. Mrs. Rowlands was long-time resident of Los Angeles. As well as a painter, she was also an actress. She died in Woodland Hills, CA on May 28, 1999. She was the mother of actress Gena Rowlands and widow of Wisconsin senator Edwin Rowlands. Exh: Berkeley League of FA, 1924.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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