Biographical Sketch of George Mountain Edmondson

Edmondson, George Mountain; photographer; born, Norwalk, O., Aug. 23, 1866; son of George W. Edmondson; educated, public schools of Norwalk, O.; at the age of 14, took up the study of photography; worked in his father’s gallery till 1887; came to Cleveland, at the request of James F. Ryder, to become asst. operator for him; learned the knowledge of enlarging on the then new bromide paper, and won several prizes for work done; after six years, went to the Decker & Wilbur Studio, and in six years succeeded to the business, and soon established a studio on Euclid Ave.; specialties, color photography and home portraiture; pres. of the Photographer’s Association of Ohio, and in 1902, pres. of the Photographer’s Ass’n of America; sec’y and treas. Professional Photographer’s Society of Ohio, and a member of the New York Society; member Chamber of Commerce, Lakewood Yacht, and Athletic Clubs; member Unitarian Church.


Surnames:
Edmondson,

Topics:
Biography,

Collection:
The Book of Clevelanders: A Biographical Dictionary of Living Men of the City of Cleveland. Burrows Book Company. 1914.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Pin It on Pinterest

Scroll to Top