Born in Evans, Colorado on June 28, 1895. A veteran of WWI, Vanderlip settled in South Pasadena in 1921. He was murdered there by the junior high school principal where he worked as a shop teacher on May 6, 1940.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
LA Times, 5-8-1940 (obit); Death Record
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