(1862 - 1932)
Forrest Niven was active/lived in Scotland. Forrest Niven is known for luminous water scene and landscape painting, illustration, actor.
Biography Forrest Niven
Forrest Niven was born in Bellshill, Lanarkshire on the 23rd April 1862 and died on the 4th January 1932 in Glasgow.
His parents were William Niven, Engine Driver, and Sarah Brown. His father was killed, when Forrest was 3 years, as a result of a railroad accident at Lockerbie. William died a few hours later in Carlisle.
Forrest married Jane Nelson in Stranraer in 1887 and had 9 children, 5 girls and 4 boys. One of the girls, Margaret, was the mother of Dirk Bogard, actor and writer (real name - Derek Jules Gaspard Ulric Niven van den Bogaerd)
Submitted by Gordon Niven