Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Elmer Cain




Photographer: Elmer Cain
Cor. 6th & Main
Richmond, Ind.

Elmer Cain
(1870 – 1960)

Elmer Cain was a bit younger that many of the photographers of the cabinet card era.

1870 Mar 09

Wayne County, IN, state records, Elmer Cain is born to Albert Cain and Ellen Pike
1894 Mar 08
Wayne County, IN, state records, Elmer Cain and Theresa Elliott are married
1888
Richmond, IN, city directory Elmer Cain NOT listed
1897
Richmond, IN, city directory, Elmer Cain as photographer at 537 Main
1900 Jun 06
Richmond, IN, US census Elmer Cain as photographer at 527 Main

1901, 1903
Richmond, IN, city directory, Elmer Cain as photographer at 537 Main
1905
Richmond, IN, city directory, Elmer Cain NOT listed
1907
Richmond, IN, city directory, Elmer Cain as Traveling agent; res 918 ½ Main
1910
Richmond, IN, city directory, Elmer Cain NOT listed
1960 May 24
Spring Grove, IN, state records, Elmer Cane dies at age 90

It does not look like Elmer Cain was a photographer very long. Records show only from about 1897 to 1907.

Really not much else was found on Elmer Cain. The few news items below were about all. He apparently did not advertise and most of the news coverage is about is divorce.


The Richmond (IN) Item -
17 Apr 1896


The Richmond (IN) Item -
27 Jun 1902

The Richmond (IN) Item -
14 Dec 1903

The Richmond (IN) Item -
07 Dec 1907


The Richmond (IN) Item -
09 Dec 1907

The Richmond (IN) Item -
21 Dec 1907

The Richmond (IN) Item -
02 Oct 1914


The Richmond (IN) Item -
07 Jan 1920


The Richmond (IN) Item -
24 May 1960

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