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William Alden Mote
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Birth: Aug. 27, 1840
West Milton
Miami County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jan. 13, 1917
Richmond
Wayne County
Indiana, USA

Alden Mote was a noted photographer and artist. He operated the Mote Brothers photography studio in Richmond with his brother, Elisha J. Mote for many years. He was also an accomplished artist, painting portraits and landscapes in oil and water color. He studied under his uncle Marcus Mote, Barton Stone Hays, and W. H. Hilliard. His work is in the permanent collection of Richmond Art Museum as well as many other public and private collections. His large oil portrait of Daniel G. Reid hangs in Reid Hospital, Richmond, Indiana and his portrait of artist Edna Stubbs Cathell is in the collection of Earlham College. 
 
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 Parents:
  Luke Smith Mote (1812 - 1898)
  Charity Jones Mote (1813 - 1894)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Hunt Mote (1849 - 1936)
 
 Siblings:
  Elisha Jones Mote (1836 - 1911)*
  Arena Ellen Mote Kersey (1838 - 1924)*
  William Alden Mote (1840 - 1917)
  Celeste Susan Mote Hollingsworth (1842 - 1927)*
  Mary Melona Mote Warwick (1844 - 1893)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Earlham Cemetery
Richmond
Wayne County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Section 7
 
Created by: CharlieBall
Record added: Oct 07, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42805353
William Alden Mote
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