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Walter Richard Keller

 (1892 - 1940)
Walter Richard Keller was active/lived in California, New Jersey.  Walter Keller is known for Commercial Art.

Biography   Walter Richard Keller

Born in Newark, New Jersey on July 16, 1892.   After serving in WWI, Keller moved to California in 1920.   He soon settled in Los Angeles where he remained until a fatal heart attack on May 6, 1940.

Walter Keller also designed the Police Badges worn by the Los Angeles City police.  He knew his design was accepted but passed away before the new badges came out.

Information provided by the artist's daughter, Virginia (Keller) Garbo

Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
CD; CA&A; Death Record

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