Stone cutter

Contemporary stonecutters restore original carvers' marble ornamentation on the exterior of the Capitol.

William Reed


1904 City Directory. William J. Reed was born in Illinois in 1883. He lived in Minneapolis and worked as a stonecutter eventually becoming a draftsman for a stone contractor. Reed died in Minneapolis in 1937.

Michael Z. LeBrun


1904 City Directory. Stonecutter Michael LeBrun was born in Canada on July 22, 1859 and moved to Minnesota, along with his wife, Leontine, and youngest daughter, in 1882. Michael died on Oct 30, 1915 in Wright County, Minnesota. He is buried in Lakeview Cemetery, Silver Creek, Minnesota, according to Find a Grave, which includes the possible names and dates of the couiple's children.

James Noon


1902 City Directory. James Noon gave his occupation as granite cutter in the City Directory although the Union Advocate of May 12, 1899 reported that he had been admitted into the St. Paul Stonecutters Union Local. T.J. Kelly also lived here.

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