Ralph Johnson Batchelder was born in Massachusetts on May 21, 1885. Batchelder was in Indianapolis, IN before settling in Los Angeles in 1927.
He died there on Feb. 5, 1977.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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