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Velma Rayness

 (1896 - 1977)
Velma Wallace Rayness was active/lived in Iowa.  Velma Rayness is known for Painting, illustration, art education.

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Velma Wallace Rayness (1896-1977)

She was born on 31 October 1896 in Davenport, Iowa, a daughter of William W. and Eva Wallace.  William was employed as a "Painter" during the Des Moines, Iowa 1910 census, and a "Painter, House" there in 1920.  Velma was employed as an "Artist, School" in 1920.

Velma married Gerard M. Rayness on 22 November 1929 in Des Moines, Iowa.  Both were students of Charles Atherton Cumming and taught at the Cummings Art School in Des Moines.  She was living with her husband and her husband's parents in Ames City, Iowa in 1930, employed as a "teacher, private school".  Gerard was employed as a "teacher, public school".  Velma and Gerard moved to Ames City permanently in 193   ...  Displaying 750 of 2481 characters.

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