Sanford Martin was born in Atlanta, GA on Dec. 21, 1897. "Sandy" Martin studied at the University of Washington. Upon moving to Los Angeles in the early 1930s, he continued at the Chouinard Art Institute. He worked as a freelance artist for many years and produced drawings of wanted criminals for the local police department. He died in San Clemente, CA on June 19, 1974.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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