Jean Berton Murray was born in Indiana on May 6, 1904. By the 1930s Murray had settled in San Bernardino. While working as a secretary, she painted landscapes and still lifes in her leisure. She died there on Oct. 23, 1978. Exh: San Bernardino AA, 1936 (1st prize, portrait); Calif. Statewide (Santa Cruz), 1943.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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