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John Nachorny

 (1908 - 1989)
John Nachorny was active/lived in Ohio, Louisiana / Poland.  John Nachorny is known for city-landscape painting.

Biography  
John Nachorny


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The following was submitted by the artist's niece, Jean Nachorny Ledford:

John Nachorny was born July 1, l908 in Poland.   He was the  youngest of 4 children. He had 2 sisters, Anna and Marie and 1 brother named Stefan.  Stefan was my father, and of course, John was my uncle.   The parents and all 4 children emmigrated to the U.S. from Poland aboard the S.S. Maine and arrived in Baltimore, Maryland - at the time, John was 5 years old. The family lived in Cleveland, Ohio.

John took up painting and lived in several cities including the French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana, Chicago, Illinois, Poughkeepsie, New York,  and European countries.  He never married and died October 13, 1989 of leukemia at age 81.


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About  John Nachorny

Born:  1908 - Poland
Died:   1989
Known for:  city-landscape painting