Defries, Clarence A. & Isabelle F. (Portland)

Clarence A. Defries

Isabelle F. Defries

Clarence and Isabelle are brother and sister. Home address is the same as Davies. Clarence Defries is Davies’ stepson, and Isabelle is his stepdaughter.

Directory Listings

1901 PCD pg. 241 “Defries, Clarence A, photog G W Davies bds 367 10th”

1903 PCD pg. 292 “Defries, Clarence A photog G W Davies bds 535 Johnson”

1904 PCD pg. 327 “Defries, Clarence A photog G W Davies rms 535 Johnson”

1905 PCD pg. 350 “Defries, Clarence A mngr G W Davies bds 535 Johnson”

1906 PCD pg. 355 “Defries, Clarence A mngr G W Davies bds 535 Johnson”

1907 PCD pg. 448 “Defries, Clarence A mngr G W Davies bds 728 Overton”

1909 PCD pg. 468 “Defries, Clarence A photog G W Davies bds 728 Overton”

1910 PCD pg. 342 “Defries, Clarence A mngr Davies Studio b 728 Overton ”

1911 PCD pg. 429 “Defries, Clarence A mngr Davies Studio b 728 Overton”, “Defries, Isabelle F r 728 Overton photographer”

1912 PCD pg. 442 “Defries, Clarence A mngr Davies Studio b 728 Overton”, “Defries, Isabelle F b 728 Overton”

1913 PCD pg. 371 “Defries, C A mngr Davies Studio h 159 E 70th N”, “Defries, Isabelle F b 728 Overton”

1914 PCD pg. 477 “Defries, Clarence A (Meryl L) mngr Davies Studio h 159 E 70th N”, “Defries, Isabella F b 728 Overton”

1915 PCD pg. 375 “Defries, Clarence A mngr Davies Studio h 728 Overton”, “Defries, Isabelle F b 728 Overton”

1916 PCD pg. 380 “Defries, Clarence A mngr Davies Studio h 728 Overton”, “Defries, Isabelle F b 728 Overton”

1917 PCD pg. 330 “Defries, Clarence A mngr Davies Studio h 728 Overton”, “Defries, Isabelle F r 728 Overton”

1917 PJD pg.76 Photographers “Davies Studio, C. A. Defries, Mgr. 107 Broadway, Broadway Theater Bldg. Main 9394”

1918 PCD pg. 355 “Defries, C A mgr Davies Studio h 728 Overton”, “Defries, Isabelle F r 728 Overton”

1925 PCD pg. 516 “Defries, Clarence A (Mabel C.) mngr Davies Studio, h 877 26th N”

News Items and Advertisements

1929: “George W. Davies, 73, founder of the Davies photograph studio, died yesterday at his home. 879 Hamblet avenue. Funeral services will be announced later by Finley & Son.
Mr. Davies was born in San Francisco, November 10, 1855, and came to Portland 62 years ago. He became known as one of Portland’s finest photographers.
Mr. Davies is survived  by his widow, Annie; his son, Louis G. Davies, New York city; a sister, Mrs. M. Summerfield, Portland; a stepdaughter, Miss Isabelle Defries. Portland, and two stepsons, Clarence Defries, Portland, and E. A. Defries, New Orleans.” Oregonian, 4 Feb 1929, pg.13, col. 3.

1950: ISABELLE F. DEFRIES. Isabelle F. Defries. late of 1410 N. E. Weidler street, died at a Portland hospital Saturday.
Miss Defries was born in Boston November 1. 1872, and
came to Portland with the family in 1879.  She attended Park grade and Portland high schools. She was a life member of the Council of Jewish Women and also a member of Hadassah.
Funeral services will be Tues day at 2:30 p. m. in the J. P’. Finley & Son chapel. Vault entombment will follow at Portland Memorial.
Two brothers survive. Clarence A. Defries, Portland. and Edward A. Defries. of Miami, Fla.”

 

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