Born in Wisconsin on March 19, 1901. Ecke graduated from UCLA. By 1936 he was a resident of San Francisco and in the 1950s taught art at San Francisco State College. He then spent 30 years as vice president of Farmer's Insurance before his demise in Los Angeles on July 13, 1992. Exh: San Francisco Art Association, 1936.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Death record.Nearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here