Alan Post was born in Alhambra, CA on September 17, 1914. Post earned a degree in economics and art at Occidental College and then studied at Chouinard Art Institute in Los Angeles. He further studied at Princeton University and then taught briefly at Occidental College before joining the Navy in 1943. He settled in Sacramento in 1946 and became the state's legislative analyst who watched over the budget until his retirement in 1977. He then devoted his leisure to painting, teaching and traveling until his death in Sacramento on March 26, 2011.
Exh: Calif. WC Society, 1945-53.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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