Saturday, September 9, 2017

Paul Ernest True


Photographer:
True/Arisotype
Mexico, Mo.

Paul Ernest True
(27 Sep 1862 -12 Apr 1939)

1862
born in Renick, Missouri
1880
Rennick, MO, US census working as blacksmith. Age 18
1887 Jun 01
Moberly, MO, P E True marries Jeannette Hunter
1899
St. Louis, MO, city directory NOT listed
1900
St. Louis, MO, US census “declined to fill in blanks”
1901
St. Louis, MO, city directory NOT listed
1905
Manhattan, NY, state census as bookkeeper
1910 Apr 19
Manhattan, NY, US census as photographer
1939
Manhattan, NY, Paul Ernest True dies at age 76

It appears Paul True worked as photographer for only a short time in Missouri. This cabinet card must have been finished sometime around 1887 to 1900. He apparently moved to New York shortly after 1900 and never returned to Missouri

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