Painter, muralist. Born in Barnsdorf, Germany on Sept. 8, 1869.
Formerly of Salt Lake City, Dethioff settled in Los Angeles about 1920. He studied at the California Art institute and with Wm Gaethe and Christian von Schneidau.
He died in Los Angeles on Feb. 10, 1934.
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