Born in Missouri on May 25, 1896. Melba Zeller settled in Los Angeles with her family in 1905. After graduating from Gardena High School, she married citrus rancher Harry Wilson in 1917 and remained in Los Angeles until her demise on June 18, 1959. Exh: Friday Morning Club (LA), 1924, 1927; Calif. Art Club, 1925-30; Painters & Sculptors of LA, 1926; San Diego FA Gallery, 1927; County Fair (LA), 1929; Laguna Beach AA, 1939.
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