Born in Texas on July 1, 1887. Purrucker settled in Los Angeles County with his parents
in 1890. He later married and had a farm in the Newhall area for a few years. By 1930 he was a skilled cabinet maker with a shop and home in Glendale. He became a skilled amateur painter of southern California landscapes before his death there on April 3, 1954.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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