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Male, US, born 1878-05-08, died 1949-01-03

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Tharp, Newton J., Architect

Professional History


Robert Ingersoll Aitken sculpted the Victory Monument of Admiral Dewey in Union Square, San Francisco. Aitken was an Instructor at the Mark Hopkins Art Institute in San Francisco. On a visit to San Francisco, President William McKinley helped to break ground for the Victory Monument in May 1901. On 09/07/1901, McKinley was shot, dying a week later. Aitken would sculpt a monument in San Francisco to the assasinated McKinley.

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