William Hampton was born on a ranch in Simi Valley, CA on May 10, 1925. "Bill" Hampton served in the Navy during World War Two and after the war went to work for the Disney Studio. A self-taught artist, many of his paintings include cowboys and Indians. He died in San Bernardino, CA on March 4, 1977.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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