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Robert Edgren

 (1874 - 1939)
Robert Wadsworth Edgren was active/lived in California, Illinois.  Robert Edgren is known for Illustration; Cartoon Drawing.

Biography  
Robert Edgren


Born in Chicago, IL on Jan. 7, 1874. During the 1890s Edgren studied at the Mark Hopkins Art Institute while working as a sketch artist and sports reporter for the San Francisco Examiner. He later gained fame in NYC as a cartoonist and sports writer-illustrator. In 1918 he returned to California and lived in Los Angeles until 1927. He then settled in Carmel and died there on Sept 9, 1939.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Artists of the American West (Doris Dawdy); Death record; NY Times, 9-11-1939 (obituary).

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About  Robert Edgren

Born:  1874 - Chicago, Illinois
Died:   1939 - Carmel, California
Known for:  Illustration; Cartoon Drawing