Born in Fallbrook, CA on Dec. 8, 1899. Van Velzer taught art at Roosevelt High School,
Los Angeles, in 1934. By 1942 he was living in Hawthorne, CA and working in the art department of the Advertiser News. He died in McMinnville, OR on Feb. 16, 1996.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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