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date: 28 May 2020

Catlin, Georgelocked

(26 July 1796–23 December 1872)
  • Brian W. Dippie

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Catlin, George (26 July 1796–23 December 1872), artist, was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, the son of Putnam Catlin, a lawyer, farmer, and minor officeholder, and Polly Sutton. Catlin grew up in northwestern Pennsylvania and Broome County, New York. He entered law school in Litchfield, Connecticut, in July 1817, and the next year he was admitted to the bar in Connecticut and Pennsylvania....

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