Born in Austria on April 14, 1858. Klein settled in San Francisco in 1898 and married artist Lillie V. O'Ryan. For 45 years he worked as a mining engineer until retirement in 1918. He was listed as an artist in the city directory from 1926. The Kleins lived in San Francisco until his death on Dec. 1, 1933.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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