Douglas Tilden

By Uriah Green

Who

- Douglas Tilden was born May 1st 1860 and died August 5th 1935

- He was born in Chico, California

- He attended the California School for the Deaf in Berkley, California

What

Douglas Tilden was a famous sculptor creating pieces such as: The Tired Boxer, The Bear Hunt and Mechanics Monument

How

He became deaf at the age of 4 after a severe case of scarlet fever

Why

Douglas Tilden was a well known sculptor and a advocate for the deaf community, He became the a vice president for the World Federation of the Deaf and the President for the California Association of the Deaf

Interesting Facts

Tilden opened a small studio in 1924 and make dinosaurs and other creatures for historical movies
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