Born in Birmingham, IA on Jan. 14, 1901. After graduating from the University of Nebraska, Nelson moved to southern California in 1927. For 36 years she taught art, calligraphy, and history at Santa Paula High School. A spinster, she died in Santa Paula on Oct. 12, 1982.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Death RecordNearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here