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Cassius Coolidge

 (1844 - 1934)
Cassius Marcellus Coolidge was active/lived in New York, Pennsylvania.  Cassius Coolidge is known for Dogs playing poker, human genre, cartoons.

Cassius Coolidge

Cassius Marcellus Coolidge, also known as Cash Coolidge, created the whimsical "Poker Dogs," a series of oil paintings made in the 1920s depicting a group not only playing poker but engaged in other usually human activities.

He was born on September 18, 1844 on a farm between the small towns of Antwerp and Philadelphia, New York.  Called "Cash" by his friends, he was named after Cassius Marcellus Clay, the brother of the famous statesmen Henry Clay. According to the Catalogue of the Officers and Students of the Antwerp Liberal Literary Institute, he was a student there from March 1861 through August 1863. He received certificates from the State and National Business College in March 1864.

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About  Cassius Coolidge

Born:  1844 - Philadelphia, New York
Died:   1934 - Staten Island, New York
Known for:  Dogs playing poker, human genre, cartoons