Ezekial Ashley Turner
(1854 - 1899)
Ezekial Ashley Turner was active/lived in Michigan. Ezekial Turner is known for portrait painting.
Biography Ezekial Ashley Turner
Ezekiel Ashley Turner was born in Branch County, Michigan, January 4,
1854. He grew up on his parents' farm on the north side of
Almost from the time he could hold a pencil or a piece of charcoal,
Turner loved to draw. He drew on barn doors, wagons and other
farm equipment. While attending Matteson country school, he drew
caricatures of his classmates and teachers. Although showing
obvious talent, the boy received no formal art training while growing
up. As a young man, Turner moved to Paw Paw, Michigan, where he
taught art classes.
Around 1880, Turner moved to Muskegon and found work in the lumber
business. He also continued his interest in art and ope
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