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A David von Schlegell Timeline


1920-1950

1920

Born in St. Louis, only child of two painters. Family soon moves to New York area, vacationing in artist's colony at Ogunquit Maine.


1930-1944

Works at nautical design in Maine and New York, works for Boeing Aeronautics, studies engineering at U. Michigan. Aspirations include designing sail-craft.


1944-1945

Trains as pilot, serves in U.S. airforce, European theater. Wins purple heart.


1946-47

Recovers in Mexico. Decides to become an artist.


1947-50
Moves to Ogunquit, Maine full time. Studies painting with father "Gustav" William von Schlegell.



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