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Josiah J Lecount

 (1827 - 1878)
Josiah J. Lecount was active/lived in California.  Josiah Lecount is known for Lithographs.

Biography   Josiah J. Lecount

Born in New York in 1827. LeCount was one of the first to arrive with the Gold Rush. He established a lithography business in San Francisco with artist W. B. Cooke in 1850. The firm dissolved in 1852 at which time LeCount appears to have abandoned lithography to become a bookseller and stationer. He died in Brooklyn, NY on July 12, 1878, leaving an estate in San Francisco valued at $75,000.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Census; California on Stone (Peters); Alta, 5-20-1879, p.1 (obituary).

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