John Bloom,
Illinois Artist (1906-2002)

Born: March 27, 1906 in DeWitt, IA
Died: May 21, 2002 in Davenport, IA

The following is Mr. Bloom's obituary dated May 24, 2002:

John Bloom was commissioned to do the following murals funded under the Treasury Department's Section:

De Witt, IA Post Office - "Shucking Corn,", installed in 1938, oil on canvas
Tipton, IA Post Office - "Cattle," installed in 1940, oil on canvas

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