Born in Butler, PA on Oct. 24, 1894. Following graduation from Columbia University, O'Donnell studied art in NYC at the ASL and School of Fine & Applied Arts. After some time in Miami, FL, he relocated to Los Angeles in 1928 and was active there until 1940 as an illustrator for MGM and others. He died in Florida in September 1963.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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