Bernece Sumerwell was born in Los Angeles, CA on May 4, 1899. Sumerwell was a lifelong resident of her native city. For 41 years she taught art in the public schools. A spinster, she died on June 17, 1977.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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