Born in Austria in December 1860. Witek had an architectural office in Chicago in 1900. By 1902 he had relocated to San Francisco.
After the earthquake in 1906 he moved across the bay and had a farm in Oakland. He died in Solano, CA on Aug. 24, 1935.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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