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McEvoy, (Arthur) Ambrose (1878-1927), painter

Martin Hardie and Robin Gibson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/34718
McEvoy, (Arthur) Ambrose (1878-1927), painter

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McEvoy, (Arthur) Ambrose (1878-1927), painter, was born in Crudwell, Wiltshire, on 12 August 1878, the elder son of Captain Charles Ambrose McEvoy (d. in or after 1893) and his wife, Jane Mary. The younger son, Charles, gained some distinction as a playwright. Their father was an Irish-American mercenary who, after ...

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