Wiley Smith was born in California on Oct. 26, 1906. Smith joined the San Francisco Examiner in 1936. His "Life With Homer" and "Football Follies" continued in the Examiner until 1966. He died at his home in Sausalito, CA on April 29, 1994.
Exh: Academy of Advertising Art (SF), 1940.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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