Rene Medus was born in New Orleans, LA on Dec. 30, 1873. Medus settled in Alameda, CA in 1917. When not working as a draftsman for the Pacific Telephone Company, he painted landscapes and colorful garden scenes. He died in Alameda on Jan. 21, 1949.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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