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JEFFERSON, Joseph (1829-1905)

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American actor & playwright. Born 20 February 1829, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Married (1) Margaret Clements Lockyer, 1850, (2) Sarah Warren, 1867. Died 23 April 1905, Palm Beach, Florida, USA.

Noted American leading comic actor. On stage in USA and Australia. In Australia in 1862 performing in Sydney and at Princess’s and Haymarket Theatres in Melbourne, playing Rip Van Winkle, Dr Pangloss and Salem Scudder. Wrote autobiography.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, pages 32, 177, 285.

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