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Edmond Romulus Amateis
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Birth: Feb. 27, 1897
Lazio, Italy
Death: May 1, 1981
Lake County
Florida, USA

Edmond R. Amateis artist. Edmond was a sculptor and educator and has various works of art on display across the United States and in Europe. He was the son of another highly regarded artist, Louis Amateis. At the age of 13 Edmond placed third in a drawing contest sponsored by the Washington Post newspaper. When he was 14 he took first prize for his entry in the same series. He would later continue his training and education at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. and the Beaux-Arts Institute of Design in New York City. Edmond also served in the U.S. Army during World War I. In 1921 he won a three year fellowship with the American Academy in Rome, Italy. From 1942 to 1944 he served as president of the National Sculpture Society. In his later years he lived in Florida where he breed various strains of rhododendrons, some of which bear his name to this day.

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  Louis Amateis (1855 - 1913)
  Dora Amateis (1869 - 1914)
  Edmond Amateis (1892 - 1896)*
  Edmond Romulus Amateis (1897 - 1981)
*Calculated relationship
Cedar Hill Cemetery
Prince George's County
Maryland, USA
Created by: Fred Sanford
Record added: Sep 24, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77005897
Edmond Romulus Amateis
Added by: Fred Sanford
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 Added: Oct. 20, 2011

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