Born in California on Aug. 6, 1877. John was the nephew of artist Dominic Needham. By the 1890s he had settled in San Anselmo, CA. He ferried daily to San Francisco until his death there on Sept. 18, 1905.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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