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Waldo Edmund Bemis

 (1891 - 1951)
Waldo Edmund Bemis was active/lived in New York, California.  Waldo Bemis is known for designer, illustrator, lithographer.

Waldo Edmund Bemis

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Waldo Edmund  Bemis was born in Covina, CA on July 26, 1891. Bemis studied art at the Los Angeles School of Art & Design and UC Berkeley. A veteran of WWI, he was a resident of San Francisco in 1922-28 and NYC in 1947.

His last years were spent in Pasadena, CA. He died there at the Veterans Hospital on Sept. 9, 1951.

Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
City Directory; Death record; Who's Who in American Art 1947-53 (obituary).

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About  Waldo Edmund Bemis

Born:  1891 - Covina, California
Died:   1951 - Pasadena, California
Known for:  designer, illustrator, lithographer