American sculptor and painter who was involved in the art and causes of social realism. He sculpted the Tympanum group of Varied Industries.
He worked as a laborer to support he and his mother.
Some of his works were destroyed in the Oakland Firestorm of 1991.
His son Peter Stackpole became a successful photojournalist.
He and Alexandre Falguiere both studied at the École des Beaux-Arts.