Peter O. Bethune was born in Texas on June 11, 1874. Bethune farmed in Twin Falls, Texas into the 1920s. By 1930 he was a sheep trader in College, Colorado. He retired to Los Angeles and painted in his leisure until his death on Dec. 21, 1941.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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