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Melvin Phillips

 (1893 - 1959)
Melvin A. Phillips was active/lived in New York, Illinois.  Melvin Phillips is known for portrait painting, magazine illustration, teaching.

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The following information was submitted in September of 2006 by his daughter Nancee Carol Phillips Irwin:

His correct name is A.(Archie) Melvin Phillips, born February 7, 1893 in Chicago, Illinois, died February 28, 1959 in Chicago, Illinois. 

He was educated at The Chicago Art Institute in the early 1900's.  He fought in France with the U.S. Army during the First World War, returned home completed his education at the Art Institute and went to work for the Chicago Portrait Company.  He became Art Director there about 1935.  He worked there till the mid 50's when his health precluded him from going out to work.  He continued to do portraits for the company from home.  Also, during those years prio   ...  Displaying 750 of 1635 characters.

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