Born in Maxwell, CA on June 3, 1887. DeLappe worked in San Francisco for about fifty years as a freelance artist under contract to McCann-Erickson Advertising Agency. In his leisure he painted, etched, and did hundreds of caricatures of political figures and his advertising friends. He died in San Francisco on April 18, 1952. Exh: SF Newspaper Artists, 1908.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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