Born in South Carolina in November 1873. Calder was a resident of Chicago in 1900. By 1913 he had settled in Los Angeles where he painted scenery for theaters and movie studios. He died there on Nov. 13, 1938.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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