Louis A. Sylvia was born in California on May 30, 1888.
Sylvia was a lighthouse keeper in Monterey in 1920 and a gardener in Napa in 1940.
He later moved to Santa Barbara and died there on July 3, 1975.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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