Gertrude C. Kressman Whitacre was born in California in 1913. Gertrude grew up in Glendale, CA.
She graduated from the California College of Arts & Crafts in 1935 and married Robert Whitaker. She taught art in the public schools of Los Angeles in 1940 for many years.
She died in Orange, CA in 2001.
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