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actor

Joseph Jefferson, American actor. Mason.

Background

Jefferson, Joseph was born on July 6, 1869 in New York, United States. Son of Joseph and Sarah A. (Warren) Jefferson.

Education

Educated Columbia Grammar School, Challier Institute, New York, English Grammar School, London, Upson Seminary, Connecticut.

Career

First appearance on stage, Denver, 1885, with his father as supernumerary, in “Rip Van Winkle”. Played Sir Lucius O’Trigger, in “The Rivals,” Jim Farren, in “Shadows of a Great City,” Chambers, in “Pudd’n Head Wilson,” Beverly Clay, in “Playing the Game”. Played in vaudeville in “In 1999,” by Wm.

C. de Mille, 1912-1913. In “Poor Old Jim,” by Wm. C. de Mille, 1913-1914.

Membership

Mason.

Connections

Married Blanche Bender, June 13, 1891.

father:
Joseph Jefferson

mother:
Sarah A. (Warren) Jefferson

spouse:
Blanche Bender