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Frances Hafermehl

 (1907 - 1988)
Frances Marie Weeks Hafermehl was active/lived in Kansas.  Frances Hafermehl is known for Silvermaker; ceramics.

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Frances Hafermehl


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Frances Marie Weeks Hafermehl (Mrs. Louis Hafermehl) was born November 22, 1907 in Kansas.  Her family lived in Smoky View in Saline County in 1910 and in Assaria in 1930. Studied at Bethany College, Lindsborg, Kansas from 1937-46 as a pupil of Birger Sandzén.  Taught at Independence Community College in 1941-42. Married Louis Hafermehl, another Kansas artist, in 1947 and lived in Manhattan and Seattle, WA.

SOURCES:
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Art Students at Bethany; Kansas State Census 1925; Social Security Death Index; Independence CC Cat; Topeka Capital Journal (Nov. 30, 1958); U.S. Federal Census 1910, 1930.


This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.


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About  Frances Hafermehl

Born:  1907 - Kansas
Died:   1988 - Lindsborg, Kansas
Known for:  Silvermaker; ceramics