Ethel May Riley Phegley was born in Ohio on January 14, 1895. By 1930 Ethel was the wife of Milter Phegley and a resident of Placerville, CA. She was active in the local art scene and with the Shakespeare Club. She died there on August 16, 1980.
Her work includes oils, watercolors and tiles.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"Nearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here