Lydia Jean Whitman Herman was born in Iowa on September 1, 1888. Lydia was the wife of John Herman. By 1925 she had moved to California.
She had homes in San Francisco and Los Angeles until her death in the latter on November 9, 1957.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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