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John Linvzy Ridgway

 (1859 - 1926)
John Linvzy Ridgway was active/lived in California, District Of Columbia, Illinois.  John Ridgway is known for Draftsman, illustrator.

John Linvzy Ridgway

Born in Mt Carmel, IL on Feb. 28, 1859. For 22 years Ridgway was in charge of the U.S. Geological Survey and then worked for the Carnegie Institute. By 1920 he had moved to California and in 1926 joined the staff of LACMA. He died in National City, CA on Dec. 22, 1947. His brother was artist Robert Ridgway. Exh: LACMA, 1926 (solo). In: U.S. Nat'l Arboretum.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Southern California Artists (Nancy Moure); Death record.

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About  John Linvzy Ridgway

Born:  1859 - Mt. Carmel, Illinois
Died:   1926 - Washington, District Of Columbia
Known for:  Draftsman, illustrator