Hazel E. Sowle was born in New Bedford, MA in 1918. Sowle lived most of her life in New Bedford, MA. She and sister Edna traveled widely and painted in southern California in 1945. Her married name was Smith at the time of her demise in Dartmouth, MA on March 4, 2009.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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