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Cyrus Edwin Dallin


Born in Springville, Utah. Married Vittoria Colonna Murray June 16, 1891. They had two children. Studied in Boston in 1884 and Academie Julian in Paris in 1888. Died in Arlington Heights, Massachusetts.

He designed the Pilgrim Tercentenary half dollar struck 1920 and 1921.

bio: CBY 45; CCUS; DAB; Fielding; NCAB 14; P-F (*gives DOB as 11/22/1851 but states DOD as 1944 at age 82 which would correspond to an 1861 DOB); WWWAmArt

obit: NYT 11/15/44

Source credit: Pete Smith, American Numismatic Biographies


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