Alva Traver Hubbard was born in Michigan on Aug. 19, 1901. "Ted" Hubbard moved to southern California as a child. He was educated at Huntington Park High School and UC Berkeley. Following service in World War One, he settled in San Francisco and served as secretary of the Chamber of Commerce during 1922-25. During the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s he was a freelance writer, cartoonist, and illustrator in the San Francisco Bay area. In the 1960s he moved to the Sacramento Valley and was editor for various newspapers. He died in Fresno, CA on July 17, 1989.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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