Saturday, September 2, 2017

J A Brush

Photographer: J. A. Brush
Hennepin Ave & Sixth St.
Minneapolis, Minn

Reverse of the cabinet card on the left
James Albert Brush
(27 Aug 1846 - 22 May 1906)

Born in Detroit, MI
Detroit, MI, city directory as artist at 22 Montclaire
Marriage to Alice Sprague
1869 - 1874
Detroit, MI, city directory as photographer at SW cor Woodward and Larned
1875 or 1876
relocates to Minneapolis, MN
as Brush & Company, 301 South Washington Av, Minneapolis, MN
223 Nicollet Av, Minneapolis, MN
609 Nicollet Av, Minneapolis, MN
601-603-605 Hennepin Av, Minneapolis, MN
33-35 S 6th St, Minneapolis, MN
1906 May 22
death at 59 in Minneapolis, MN (one source says the cause was alcoholism)

This cabinet card must have been finished between 1887 and 1897

Minnesota Journal - 23 May 1906

Photographer: J A Brush
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