Wesley Leroy McDaniel was born in Ohio on Oct. 4, 1895. McDaniel was a veteran of WWI and a resident of San Bernardino by 1922. During the Depression he abandoned his art career and for 25 years was a mail carrier. He died in Bellflower, CA on July 15, 1959.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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