biography of William SALOMON (1822-1881)

Birth place: New Orleans, LA

Death place: New Orleans

Addresses: New Orleans, active 1841-59

Profession: Engraver, also printer and goldsmith

Comments: He was ordered out of New Orleans when he refused to take the oath of allegiance to the U.S. after the city's occupation during the Civil War. Returned after the war and became a cotton weigher.

Sources: G&W; 7 Census (1850), La., VI, 173; New Orleans CD 1841-42, 1846. More recently, see Encyclopaedia of New Orleans Artists.