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Shimin, Symeon

Symeon Shimin was born on November 1, 1902 in Astrakhan, Russia. He emigrated to the United States in 1912, where his parents ran a delicatessen. He was primarily self-taught. At age 16, he apprenticed himself to a commercial artist. In 1938, he was commissioned to paint a mural at the Department of Justice in Washington, […]