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Frederick H. Meyer

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Frederick H. Meyer

Birth
Germany
Death
6 Jan 1961 (aged 88)
California, USA
Burial
Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA Add to Map
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Suggested edit: GERMAN IMMIGRANT ARTISTS IN AMERICA:A Biographical Dictionary by Peter C.Merrill[1997]
Designer and art historian in California.Meyer left Germany at age 16 and supported himself by gardening and nursery work when he first came to California.During the 1890s he studied art in Cincinnati and Philadelphia,later going to Berlin,where he graduated from the Royal Art School.Back in the US he continued his studies at the Pennsylvania Museum School of Industrial Art and Design in Philadelphia.Meyer returned to California in 1897 and taught at the Lick School in San Francisco while working as an illustrator for the SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE.He taught drawing in the Stockton public schools 1898-1902 and later taught at the University of California in Berkeley and at the Mark Hopkins Institute.After 1906 he founded the California School of Arts and Crafts in Berkeley, where he was president until his retirement in 1944.
thanks to Contributor: Gene
Suggested edit: GERMAN IMMIGRANT ARTISTS IN AMERICA:A Biographical Dictionary by Peter C.Merrill[1997]
Designer and art historian in California.Meyer left Germany at age 16 and supported himself by gardening and nursery work when he first came to California.During the 1890s he studied art in Cincinnati and Philadelphia,later going to Berlin,where he graduated from the Royal Art School.Back in the US he continued his studies at the Pennsylvania Museum School of Industrial Art and Design in Philadelphia.Meyer returned to California in 1897 and taught at the Lick School in San Francisco while working as an illustrator for the SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE.He taught drawing in the Stockton public schools 1898-1902 and later taught at the University of California in Berkeley and at the Mark Hopkins Institute.After 1906 he founded the California School of Arts and Crafts in Berkeley, where he was president until his retirement in 1944.
thanks to Contributor: Gene

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  • Created by: B J
  • Added: Aug 14, 2022
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/242654192/frederick_h-meyer: accessed ), memorial page for Frederick H. Meyer (6 Nov 1872–6 Jan 1961), Find a Grave Memorial ID 242654192, citing Chapel of the Chimes Columbarium and Mausoleum, Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA; Maintained by B J (contributor 47696812).