Born in Leicester, NY on Aug. 17, 1849. Bemus was a pupil of L. M. Wiles and a resident of NYC before settling in southern California circa 1915. She had residences in Laguna Beach, Santa Barbara, and Los Angeles. She died in the latter on May 20, 1944. Member: Laguna Beach AA.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"American Art Annual
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