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Mary Kloss Daggs

 (1899 - 1969)
Mary Kloss Daggs was active/lived in California, Arizona.  Mary Daggs is known for painting, teaching.

Mary Kloss Daggs

Biography from the Archives of askART

Mary Kloss Daggs was born in Arizona, likely in Ajo, where, at the time of her birth, her father, Peter Paxton Daggs was a mining engineer and owner of the Vekah Silver Mine.  Her mother was Annie Laurie Kloss, who in 1905 became a teacher in Claremont, California.

Mary, described as "an accomplished artist with a degree in Art", taught at San Bernadino High School.  She died October 22, 1969 in El Cajon, California and is buried in Mausoleum of the Valley in Whittier, California.


Biography from the Archives of askART
Mary Kloss Daggs was born in Arizona in 1899.  The Daggs family moved to southern California in 1905.  Mary was a charter member of the Laguna Beach Art Association in 1918 and a resident of Los Angeles in 1920.  By 1930 she was the wife of Elton L. Davis and had settled in San Bernardino.  She taught art at San Bernardino High School for many years before her death in El Cajon, CA on October 22, 1969.

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About  Mary Kloss Daggs

Born:  1899 - Meridian, Arizona
Died:   1969 - El Cajon, California
Known for:  painting, teaching