Born in Greenbay, WI on Feb. 16, 1868. Lucas settled in Oakland in 1906. After establishing a dental practice, he became a competent painter of the local landscape. He died in his office of carbon monoxide poisoning on Dec. 29, 1936.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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