Helen Louise Darby was born in Wisconsin on March 19, 1880. Darby lived in Chicago before moving to California about 1910. While living in Berkeley , she studied at the San Francisco Institute of Art. By 1920 she had settled in San Diego where she remained until her demise on April 9, 1959.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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