Ralph Humphreys Stimson
(1898 - 1986)
Ralph Humphreys Stimson was active/lived in Virginia, Ohio. Ralph Stimson is known for sculpture, painting, printmaking.
Biography Ralph Humphreys Stimson
Ralph Humphreys Stimson was born in Columbus, OH on 28 November 1898 in a family of German ancestry. He studied Political Science and Government along with Fine Art at Ohio State University graduating with a BA degree in 1921. He then went on to graduate studies at Harvard (1922-23) and the University of Illinois (1926-29) from which he earned a doctorate degree in Political Science.
With the advent of the Great Depression and jobs in short supply, Stimson turned more toward the arts. From 1930 to 1937, he studied art and exhibited extensively at the Columbus Art League, the Cincinnati Art Club, and the Dayton Art Institute.
In 1937, with improving economic conditions, Stimson was hired into the civil service at the Department o
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