Hezekiah Augur

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Birthday
21, 1791
Birthplace
Connecticut
Death Date
Jan 10, 1858 (66)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
21, 1791
Birthplace
Connecticut
Death Date
Jan 10, 1858 (66)

About

American sculptor and inventor who was self taught. He made a portrait of Alexander Metcalf Fisher and a grouping titled Jephthah and His Daughter.

Before Fame

He learned his trade as a woodcarver, carving table legs and other furniture.

Trivia

He invented a lace making machine that made him enough money to get out of debt.

Family Life

His father was a carpenter.

Associated With

He created a bust of Supreme Court Justice Oliver Ellsworth.