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Abigale Cleaves

 (1894 - 1970)
Abigale Lois Cleaves was active/lived in California, Illinois.  Abigale Cleaves is known for Commercial Art.

Biography   Abigale Cleaves

 Abigale Lois Cleaves was born in Illinois on April 1, 1894. "Gale" Cleaves settled in Los Angeles in 1920.  In the early 1930s she worked as a commercial artist and as a muralist for the Public Works of Art Project.  She later became a civil engineer for the Los Angeles County Highway Dept.  A spinster, she died in Los Angeles on Nov. 29, 1970. 

Works held in public places:  LA Central Library (mural).

Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Census; California Arts & Architecture list, 1932; Death Record.

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