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Melvena Wade

 (1862 - 1922)
Melvena M. Benjamin Wade was active/lived in California.  Melvena Wade is known for painting.

Melvena Wade

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Melvena M. Benjamin Wade was born in Nova Scotia on April 15, 1862.  Mrs. Wade came to California in 1889.  By 1913 she had settled in San Diego where she remained until her death on May 1, 1922.

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About  Melvena Wade

Born:  1862 - Novia Scotia
Died:   1922
Known for:  painting