Ruth C. Melnicoe was born in Illinois on Feb. 12, 1897. Mrs. Melnicoe moved to California in 1933. She taught in the Oakland public schools for many years. A divorcée, she died in Oakland on June 11, 1959. Member: SF Women Artists.
Exh: Calif. WC Society, 1942-54.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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