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Frank Leyendecker

 (1877/78 - 1924)
Frank Xavier Leyendecker was active/lived in New York.  Frank Leyendecker is known for genre, portrait, illustration.

Frank Leyendecker

From George Fletcher:

A 2002 Perspective Biography

Frank Xavier Leyendecker

Frank X. Leyendecker, was born Franz X. Leyendecker, to Peter and Elizabeth Ortseifen Leyendecker, on January 19, 1878, in Montabaur, Germany.

The family, which included; Adolph, age 12, Auguste, age 10, Joseph, age 8, and Franz, age 4, immigrated to America in 1882. They sailed from Antwerp on the ship Pennland, which landed in New York on July 8, 1882.

The family settled in Chicago, having been sponsored by the brother of Elizabeth, who worked for the McAvoy Brewery there. The father, Peter, went to work at the brewery. As youngsters, Frank and Joseph both displayed artistic talents. When Frank was about 16, he was apprenticed   ...  Displaying 750 of 4522 characters.

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About  Frank Leyendecker

Born:  1877/78 - Montabaur, Germany
Died:   1924 - New Rochelle, New York
Known for:  genre, portrait, illustration