Dewey Edward Stiles was born in Illinois on Dec. 9, 1878. Stiles was a resident of Los Angeles in 1920. He later worked for several years as a photographer for the Dept. of Highways in Nevada. Returning to California in 1955, he died in Riverside on July 30, 1965.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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