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Famous American western artist and sculptor Frederic Remington is born in Canton, New York

Frederic Remington, detail
10/04/1861
Frederic Remington was born in Canton, New York, the son of a newspaper editor who served through the Civil War and reached the rank of colonel. He attended Yale University and became one of the country's most popular artists, specializing in scenes from the West,  and the Army in action against the Plains Indians and in the Spanish-American War.  He died after emergency surgery at age forty-eight in December 1909.  He is buried in Canton.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
George Derby, James Terry White, eds., The National Cyclopedia of American Biography (New York: J.T. White and Company, 1897), VII: 467. 

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