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Cloyd Sweigert

 (1897 - 1973)
Cloyd Jonathan Sweigert was active/lived in California.  Cloyd Sweigert is known for Cartoonist, painter.

Cloyd Sweigert

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Born in the Santa Clara Valley on a farm near San Jose, CA on Feb. 20, 1897. Sweigert obtained a degree in agriculture from UC Berkeley in 1918 and served briefly in the Army in WWI. After a few years of farming, he worked in San Francisco for the News for seven years before becoming a socio-political cartoonist for the Chronicle in 1932, a position he held until retirement in 1955. Sweigert lived in Palo Alto at 1365 Forest Avenue from 1941 until his death on Feb. 20, 1973. Member: Palo Alto Art Club; Bohemian Club. Exh: Bohemian Club, 1939; De Young Museum, 1943; Palo Alto Medical Clinic, 1979. In: San Jose Historical Museum; Library of Congress.

Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Palo Alto Times, 2-21-1973 (obituary).

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About  Cloyd Sweigert

Born:  1897 - Santa Clara Valley
Died:   1973 - Palo Alto, California
Known for:  Cartoonist, painter