Full name: Chester Beach
Born: May 22, 1881 in San Francisco, California, United States
Died: June 6, 1956 in Brewster, New York, United States
Country: United States
Sport: Art Competitions
Related Olympians: Father of Beata Beach.
Chester Beach was the father of Beata Beach. He had studied in California first and then worked as a jewelry designer. He then studied in Paris from 1904-07. In the US he built a studio in Manhattan and became well-known as a sculptor in bronze and marble, and as a designer and engraver of American coins. In 1946 he was awarded the Saltus Medal of the Numismatic Society for his work in medals. In 1910 he had invented a small electric motor, which led to the development of kitchen mixers.
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