Helen R. Hollister Mortensen was born in Michigan on Oct. 18, 1899. Mortensen was a resident of Los Angeles by 1932 and a teacher in the public schools. She died there on Jan. 3, 1993.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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