Born in Ohio on May 31, 1897. A former New York art director, Caldwell moved to southern California in the mid-1920s. As a resident of Los Angeles, he taught commercial art at Chouinard Art School during 1927-33. He did ads for Mobile Oil and Santa Fe Railway, and later worked for Disney Studios. Caldwell died in Los Angeles of alcoholism on Aug. 18, 1950.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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