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Walter Foerster

 (1884 - 1947)
Walter Colonel Foerster was active/lived in California, Illinois.  Walter Foerster is known for Posters.

Biography   Walter Foerster


Born in Illinois on Oct. 20, 1884, the son of artist Albert M. Foerster. Following graduation from the University of Chicago, the younger Foerster studied at the AIC. He moved to San Francisco in 1913 to work as manager of the Schmidt Lithograph Company. He later settled across the bay in Alameda where he maintained a home at 1211 Park Avenue until his death on May 10, 1947.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
City Directory; SF Examiner, 7-3-1914; Death record.

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