Born in New York in 1857. A music teacher, Schmidt was a resident of San Francisco in 1866-80. He died in San Bernardino, CA on January 25, 1935. He was the brother of artist Ernest Schmidt. Exhibited: California State Fair, 1866.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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