This following biography was researched, compiled, and written by Geoffrey K. Fleming, Director, Southold Historical Society, Southold, NY.
John C. Quell (October 4, 1919 - August 4, 2008).
Painter and illustrator. Born in Queens, NY, the son of Charles Quell (b. 1878) and Marie Von Elling (b. 1878). As a child, his parents operated a grocery store and the family lived in Stewart Manor, Nassau County, Long Island. His family was very traditional, led by (showing 500 of 2950 characters).