Born in California on Sept. 7, 1870. Prior was active as an artist in San Francisco and Berkeley from 1893. He died of appendicitis in San Francisco on Aug. 31, 1909.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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