Joseph Christian Leyendecker

Joseph Christian Leyendecker

Birth
Montabaur, Westerwaldkreis, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Death 25 Jul 1951 (aged 77)
New Rochelle, Westchester County, New York, USA
Burial Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA
Plot White Oak Plot, Section 18 Lot West 1925
Memorial ID 11089743 · View Source
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Artist. He was born in Montabaur, Germany as Joseph Christian Leyendecker better known as J.C. His first Saturday Evening Post cover was in 1899, and did more than 300 more during the next 40 years. Among the most famous of these was the annual New Year Baby series. He was elected to the Society of Illustrators Hall of Fame in 1977.

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  • Originally Created by: Genet
  • Added: 4 Jun 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11089743
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Christian Leyendecker (23 Mar 1874–25 Jul 1951), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11089743, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .