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Theodore Bredt

 (1920 - 1985)
Theodore Louis Bredt was active/lived in California, Kansas, Iowa / Puerto Rico.  Theodore Bredt is known for painting, teaching, commercial art.

Biography   Theodore Bredt

Born Davenport, Iowa, Nov. 8, 1920 and died San Jose, California on May 22, 1985, Theodore Bredt was a painter.  He studied in Iowa at Cornell College, 1938-39; Drake University 1945-47; and Iowa State University 1947-48.

He taught art history, painting, and graphic art at Washburn College, Topeka from 1948-50.  He worked for the Puerto Rico Planning Board 1952-55, was City Editor for the San Juan World in 1956, served as Art Director for the American Furniture Co. in Denver, CO from 1957-58, was an advertising designer at the San Francisco Chronicle from 1960-61, was editor of Bonanza magazine at the San Francisco Chronicle from 1961.

Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Topeka Cap & Topeka J (Topeka Capital, Topeka J (aka Topeka J) newspapers—usually reports of the Kansas Artists Exhibition 1st= Topeka Cap Nov. 11, 1925 9th= Topeka J Nov. 11, 1933 2nd= Topeka Cap Nov. 10, 1926 10th= Topeka J Nov. 10, 1934 3rd= Topeka J Nov. 19, 1927 11th= Topeka J Jan. 7, 1936 4th= Topeka J Nov. 3, 1928 12th= Topeka J Nov. 11 & 14, 1936 5th= Topeka J Nov. 2, 1929 14th= Topeka J Jan. 22, 1938 6th= Topeka J Oct. 18 & Nov. 1, 1930 15th= Topeka J Mar. 10, 1939 7th= Topeka J Oct. 24, 1931 16th= Topeka J Feb. 2 & 10, 1940 8th= Topeka J Oct. 22, 1932 17th= Topeka J Mar. 8 & 17, 1941) (Nov. 10, 1948); NMAA file; Family Search. Version 2.5.0. Salt Lake City: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 2002. accessed July 14, 2006

This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.

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