Charles Vernon Samsel was born in Ohio on August 17, 1895. After several years at the Art Institute of Chicago, Samsel arrived in Los Angeles in the late 1920s. He soon established a commercial art studio with his wife Genevieve.
He died there on August 11, 1984.
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