Born in Havre, MT on Oct. 22, 1911. Following service in the Navy, Shawlee settled in Los Angeles about 1935. He died there on Oct. 25, 1978. His forte was seascapes and maritime subjects. Exh: San Diego FA Gallery, 1934-36; Hall of Fame Bookshop (LA), 1936; Painters & Sculptors of LA, 1952.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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