Verna Mary Hoxie was born in Michigan on Nov. 17, 1902. By the 1920s Hoxie had settled in Los Angeles and was a pupil at Otis Art Institute. She later did notable work in wood carving while teaching in the public schools. A spinster, she died there on July 7, 1979.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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