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Elizabeth Mary Downs Backus

 (1888 - 1956)
Elizabeth Mary Downs Backus was active/lived in California, Ohio.  Elizabeth Backus is known for commercial art, painting.

Elizabeth Mary Downs Backus

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Elizabeth Mary Downs Backus was born in Warren, OH on Nov. 23, 1888. Backus settled in Los Angeles in 1911.  She died there on May 14, 1956. 

Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
City Directory; Death record; LA Times, 5-17-1956 (obit).

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About  Elizabeth Mary Downs Backus

Born:  1888 - Warren, Ohio
Died:   1956 - Los Angeles, California
Known for:  commercial art, painting