The following information was submitted by the artist's brother Thomas Appleby, Sr:
Theodore Franklin Appleby, Jr., an Abstract Impressionist artist, was born January 28, 1923 in Asbury Park, New Jersey. He attended the Pauling School in New York City, where he was captain of the football and basketball teams. He studied at the atelier of John COrneal (1938-1939).
On December 12, 1942, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps, and saw action in 1945 in the Marshall Islands namely Kwajalein, Eniwetok, and Engebi. Later he was stationed from 1945-1946 at Yokohama, where he studied Japanese engravings. He remained in the Pacific Theater until his discharge as a Sergeant in 1946.
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