Gertrude M. Schmitt was born in South Dakota on March 28, 1891. Schmitt was a resident of Oakland by the 1920s.
She taught in the public schools there for many years. A spinster, she died there on June 15, 1988.
Exhibited: Bay Region Art Ass'n, 1936, 1937 (still lifes).
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