Born in Watsonville, CA on March 24, 1878. Gleason studied at Woodbury College. He was the brother of artist Joe Duncan Gleason and a resident of Los Angeles for most of his life. He died there on April 20, 1935.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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