Born in Maine in 1814. Reverend Thordike was a clergyman and amateur sculptor. He was a resident of San Rafael in 1870 and San Francisco in 1871. Exhibited: Mechanics' Institute (San Francisco), 1871 (bas reliefs).
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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