Susan R. Carlson was born in Placer County, CA in 1863. Carlson was a portrait painter in San Francisco in 1889-95. In 1909 she married Samuel Shields and settled in Oakland where she remained until her demise on Dec. 27, 1941.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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