Orrin Augustine White (California 1883-1969)

White, a landscape painter of national note was born in Hanover, Illinois.
In 1902 he received his Bachelor of Arts from Notre Dame University, then continued his studies at the Philadelphia School of Applied Art, focusing on textile design. He was an assistant professor of chemistry at Portland University and moved to Los Angeles in 1912. He eventually settled in Pasadena, California and devoted his time to painting full-time. White exhibited widely throughout his career and won a silver medal at the Panama California Exhibition in San Diego in 1915.