(1830 - 1901)
Albert (Colonel Albert) Jenks was active/lived in California. Albert Jenks is known for portrait, still life.
Biography Albert Jenks
Colonel Albert Jenks (1830-1901)
A portrait painter, he was born in Jordan New York on May 26, 1830, the son of Levi Jenks, a native of North Adams, Massachusetts, who had removed to the Western Reserve with his parents early in the '20s. Later the family went to Illinois and in 1846 located near Joliet when there were but three houses in that city.
In 1866, Levi Jenks came to California and here spent the rest of his days. He died in Alameda, California January 18 1887. A report after his death stated that his widow is yet living in her home in Alameda County and enjoys good heath, notwithstanding her ninety years. Her maiden name was Nancy E. Edmunds. Of their several children only the colonel g
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