Valencia Rafferty McCleave was born in New Mexico on Dec. 23, 1893. Mrs. McCleave studied at the AIC about 1919. By 1932 she had settled in San Diego County, CA where she was a resident of Grossmont and La Mesa. She died in the latter on Feb. 10, 1988.
Exh: San Diego Art Guild, 1936-39.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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