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date: 03 April 2020

Gregory, Johnlocked

(17 May 1879–21 February 1958)
  • Melissa L. Becher

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Gregory, John (17 May 1879–21 February 1958), sculptor and educator, was born in London, England, the son of John Gregory, a shipmaster, and Amelia Elizabeth Read. Gregory’s family moved to New Zealand around 1887, but domestic problems caused Gregory and his mother to return to England, where she supported them as a nurse. In 1893 they moved to Washington, D.C. For three years Gregory was a junior clerk in the U.S. Senate, and from 1897 to 1899 he worked for the Columbia Recording Corporation in Bridgeport, Connecticut....

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