(1854 - 1947)
Franklin C. Courter was active/lived in Michigan, New Jersey. Franklin Courter is known for portrait and landscape painting.
Biography Franklin Courter
An artist who specialized in portraits and landscapes, Franklin C.
Courter was born in Caldwell Township, later incorporated as Cedar
Grove, Essex County, New Jersey, on July 20, 1854. He was the
second son of Henry and Alice (Bowden) Courter. The first
fourteen years of his life were passed on the farm where he was
born. In 1868, four years after his mother's death, the family,
consisting of five boys and their father, moved to Greenville,
Michigan. Courter worked for several years in the office of the
Register of Deeds at Stanton, Michigan, and also taught in the local
public school for two terms. In 1873, Courter enrolled at the
Albion Preparatory School of Albion College where, in addition to his
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