Born in NYC on Dec. 25, 1873. Ruggles settled in Los Angeles in 1923. He died there on April 25, 1947. Mural: St Augustine Episcopal Church (Santa Monica).
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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