Stanton Dewey Willard was born in Illinois on Feb. 3, 1891. Following service in WWI, Willard moved to California in 1919. During the 1930s he created a ceramic mural for the Federal Art Project in the Monterey Post Office. He lived in San Clemente until shortly before his demise in Pleasant Hill, CA on Sept. 27, 1964.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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