Enoch J. Rector

Enoch J. Rector

Enoch J. Rector (October 9, 1863 [cite web |url=http://www.thewills.net/gedweb/GED_mine/dat191.htm |title=Enoch J. Rector |accessdate=2007-09-25 |quote=born October 9, 1863 |publisher= ] – January 26, 1957) was an American boxing film promoter, and a cinema technician who was a partner in the Kinetoscope Exhibition Company. He was born near Parkersburg, West Virginia in 1862. He later attended the University of West Virginia. cite news |first= |last= |authorlink= |coauthors= |title=Enoch Rector, 94, Inventor, Dead. Aide of Edison on Sound Reproduction, Early Films. Designed Camera Shutter. |url=http://select.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=FB0C15F73B5C14738DDDAE0A94D9405B8789F1D3 |quote=Enoch Rector, an inventor who aided in the early development of motion pictures, died yesterday at his home, 314 East Forty-first Street. His age was 94. |publisher=New York Times |date=January 27, 1957 |accessdate=2007-09-25 ] He married Jessie Fremont (1871-1957), a designer of glass furniture. [cite news |first= |last= |authorlink= |coauthors= |title=Mrs. Enoch Rector Dies. Designer of Glass Furniture Also Wrote Short Stories. |url=http://select.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=F10616F93C5B157B93CBA8178DD85F428585F9 |quote= |publisher=New York Times |date=June 19, 1956 |accessdate=2007-09-25 ] Jessica had a sister, Anne Leach (1860-1952), a write for the New York Times. [cite news |first= |last= |authorlink= |coauthors= |title=Ann Leach, Writer, 92; Former Member of The Times Staff Dies in West Virginia. |url=http://select.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=F30715FE3C5E177B93C0A8178FD85F468585F9 |quote= |publisher=New York Times |date=April 12, 1952, Saturday |accessdate=2007-09-25 ] He had a daughter, Ann Elizabeth Rector (1899-1970) who was married to Edmund Duffy. [cite news |first= |last= |authorlink= |coauthors= |title=Mrs. Edmund Duffy Is Dead; Cartoonist's Widow Was 70. |url=http://select.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=F10E17FC3E5E1A718DDDA10994DA405B808BF1D3 |quote=Mrs. Anne Duffy, an artist and widow of Edmund Duffy, Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist for The Baltimore Sun, died Sunday in San Juan, P.R. She was 70 years old. |publisher=New York Times |date=February 18, 1970, Wednesday |accessdate=2007-09-25 ] [cite book |last=Rector |first=Anne Elizabeth |authorlink=Anne Elizabeth Rector |coauthors= |title=Anne Elizabeth's Diary: A Young Artist's True Story |year=2004 |publisher= |quote= | url=http://www.amazon.com/Anne-Elizabeths-Diary-Young-Artists/dp/0316072044/ |isbn=0316072044 ]

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