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Walter J Yost

 (1911 - 1995)
Walter J Yost was active/lived in Kansas.  Walter Yost is known for printmaking, illustration and mural painting.

Biography   Walter J Yost

Born Cummings, Kansas on February 26, 1911 and died in Cummings on May 26, 1995, Walter Yost was a printmaker and illustrator.

He studied at the University of Kansas, Lawrence.  There h painted murals on the lower level of Dyche Hall, while a University of Kansas, Lawrence graduate student.

He taught at Atchison High School and also at Highland Community College. He illustrated Rufi, the life story of a squirrel, written by A. born Leonard of the biology department at the University of Kansas.

Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Sain, Lydia. Kansas Artists, compiled by Lydia Sain from 1932 to 1948. Typed Manuscript, 1948.; Festival of Kansas Arts and Crafts. Catalog: Arts and Crafts of Kansas: an Exhibition held in Lawrence, Feb. 18-22, 1948 in the Community Building. Lawrence: World Co., 1948; Lawrence Journal World (May 1982) interview with J. Branson.

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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