Born in Cincinnati, OH on July 21, 1850. Fletcher was made a captain during the Nez Percé Indian War. He was a resident of San Francisco from 1880 until 1904 or longer at 2503 Fillmore. Captain Fletcher became a curator at the Mark Hopkins School in 1899 and continued as director of that school until 1915. He died in Washington on Oct. 28, 1936.
Exh: Mechanics' Inst (SF), 1880; SFAA, 1888-90, 1913; Bohemian Club, 1897-1904.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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