Early Years

Glanton Dowdell was born in August 1923. Despite some difficult beginnings he went on to have a very eventful life, leading to adventures all around the world.

Active in Detroit

Glanton spent a significant portion of his adult life in Detroit. He was well known in the city's artist and activist communities of the 1960s.

Later Years / Sweden

Glanton emigrated to Sweden in 1969 and remained there until his death in January 2000.

Some key moments in Glanton's life.