Born in North Bridgewater, MA on Oct. 20, 1872. Hazard studied art Cowles Art School in Boston, with Duveneck in Cincinnati, and with Prinet and Blanc in Paris. Most of his career was spent in Boston where he was principal of the School of Painting in 1904-17. For health reasons, he moved to Los Angeles in 1923. Hazard was active in the local art scene and painted many portraits of prominent Los Angeles residents including Charles M. Russell, Douglas Fairbanks, and Jack Wilkinson Smith. He also painted landscapes and coastal scenes. While vacationing in France, he died near Paris on Dec. 26, 1930.