Born in Missouri on April 29, 1903. While in Riverside in 1930, Kramer was a shoemaker who painted in his leisure. He then spent the next four years in Yosemite painting portraits of tourists. He died in Santa Clara, CA on Sept. 6, 1987.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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