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painter , writer

Tom Lea, American painter, writer.

Background

Lea, Tom was born on July 11, 1907 in El Paso, Texas, United States. Son of Tom and Zola (Utt) Lea.

Education

Student, The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, 1924-1926;Doctor of Letters, Baylor University, 1967;Doctor of Humane Letters, Southern Methodist U., 1970.

Career

Mural painter, commercial artist, art teacher, Chgo, 1926-1933;student in, Italy, 1930;student in, New Mexico, 1933-1935;staff, Laboratory Anthropology, Santa Fe, 1933-1935.

Works

Connections

Married Sarah Catherine Dighton, July 14, 1938. 1 son, James Dighton.

father:
Tom Lea

mother:
Zola (Utt) Lea

spouse:
Sarah Catherine Dighton