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Huffman, J. C.

James Fisher

in American National Biography Online

Published in print January 1999 |
Published online February 2000 | e-ISBN: 9780198606697 | DOI:

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Huffman, J. C. (1869?–22 June 1935), theatrical director, was born Jesse C. Huffman in Bowling Green, Ohio, the son of a Civil War general. His parents’ names are unknown. He found his way into the theater at the age of twelve as an actor. When he reached adulthood, Huffman became more interested in stage direction when he assumed a directorship of the Harry Davis Stock Company in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The celebrated actor ...

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Subjects: Theatre

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