Woody Crumbo

Artist, Visual Artist

1912 – 1989

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Who was Woody Crumbo?

Woodrow Wilson "Woody" Crumbo was a Potawatomi artist, flautist, and dancer. As an independent prospector, he found one of the largest beryllium veins in the nation. His paintings are held by several prominent museums, including the Smithsonian Institution and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. A 1978 inductee into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame, Crumbo became an "ambassador of good will" for Oklahoma in 1982 under appointment by Governor George Nigh.

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Born
Jan 21, 1912
Lexington
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Oklahoma
  • Wichita State University
Died
Apr 4, 1989
Cimarron

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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