Born in Evanston, IL on Dec. 1, 1894. Shortly after serving in WWI, Phillips settled in Oakland. An Impressionist, he painted landscapes of the San Francisco Bay area. He died in Oakland, CA on Sept. 24, 1951.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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