(1897 - 1981)
LeRoy F. Jonas was active/lived in Wisconsin. LeRoy Jonas is known for Painter, mural painter, designer, teacher.
Biography LeRoy Jonas
LeRoy Jonas was born in the town of Texas, Marathon County, Wisconsin, on April 18, 1897, the son of Johann F. and Marie (Borchardt) Jonas. He was educated in Wausau public schools and attended the Chicago Art Institute, where he studied under John Norton, noted for his murals, Leopold Seifert, noted for his portraits, and William Wilmovsky, a landscape artist. He worked as a commercial artist and Conservator of Fine Arts there.
Upon graduating, he painted for a while in Door County, Wisconsin and was then was awarded a scholarship to study under Leon Lundmark, the most outstanding marine painter in the world. He worked with him in Portland, Maine, and on the shores of Lake Superior. After World War I, Mr. Jo
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