Wilberta Murray Ellison was born in Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1904. Ellison was a resident of Long Beach in 1920 and a teacher at UCLA in 1928. She then married George Finley and lived in Pasadena and Santa Barbara for many years.
She died in Ashland, Oregon on March 20, 2001.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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