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Victor Sparks

 (1884 - 1962)
Victor Leroy Sparks was active/lived in California, Alaska, Oregon.  Victor Sparks is known for painting.

Biography   Victor Sparks


Victor Leroy Sparks was born in Portland, Oregon on August 31, 1884.  Sparks was a pupil at the Partington Art School in San Francisco at the time of the earthquake in 1906.  He then joined his family in Skagway, Alaska.  In 1920-22 he was a salmon fisherman in Eagle Harbor, Washington.  He then returned to Skagway where he worked as a sign and poster painter until his demise on December 29, 1962. 

Works held:  Trail of '98 Museum (Skagway).

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"


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