Albert D. Cornell was born in Wymore, NE on Feb. 16, 1895. A veteran of World War One, by the late 1920s Cornell had settled in Los Angeles and was working as an artist for the movie studios. Due to the Depression, he became an accountant for a railway in 1933. He died of heart failure in Los Angeles on feb. 15, 1939.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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