Born in Missouri on Aug. 4, 1837. A dentist, Dr. Roberts settled in San Francisco in 1875. He became a talented amateur painter before his death in Oakland, CA on Nov. 6, 1915.
Exh: Mechanics' Inst. (SF), 1893 (Hawaii and Seal Rocks).
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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