Harry L. Burden was born in Thayer, Nebraska on March 14, 1888. By 1910 Burden had moved to southern California and was working as a carpenter in Riverside. By 1920 he had a farm in San Bernardino, and in 1930 he was teaching art in the public schools of Anaheim. He died there on July 25, 1976.
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