Louisiana Division
New Orleans Public Library

Portraits in New Orleans City Directories, 1852-1856

During the years 1852-1856 the New Orleans city directories included portraits of one or more local citizens of some prominence, most of them accompanied by biographical information ranging in length from a couple of paragraphs to several pages. The following table lists the individuals represented in those portraits in alphabetical order along with their occupation of each and the year of the directory in which each appears. The last column indicates whether or not the portrait is accompanied by a biographical sketch.

Name
Occupation
Year
Biography?
Adams, R. W.
Grocer
1855
Yes
Adams, Thomas A.
Insurance Company President
1853
Yes
Bermudez, Joachim
Judge
1853
Yes
Boullemet, Virgil
Philanthropist
1854
Yes
Buckley, H. P.
Jeweller
1856
Yes
Cammack, C. W.
Paying Teller, Citizens' Bank
1855
No
Carriere, A.
Importer
1853
Yes
Clapp, Theodore
Minister
1854
Yes
Crossman, A. D.
Mayor of New Orleans
1853
Yes
Dolsen, G. L.
Commission Merchant
1856
Yes
Dowler, Bennett
Physician
1852
No
Downs, Solomon W.
U. S. Senator from Louisiana
1856
Yes
Dubois, O.
Stable Owner
1855
Yes
Duncan, Greer B.
Attorney
1853
Yes
Fellowes, C.
Cotton Factor
1855
Yes
Fellowse, William
Cotton Factor
1854
No
Folger, Nathan
Clothing
1855
Yes
Freret, William
Cotton Press Owner
1854
Yes
Fuentes, F. de
Commission Merchant
1855
Yes
Geddes, Robert
Shipping Agent
1855
Yes
Hebert, Paul O.
Governor of Louisiana
1854
Yes
Hennen, Alfred
Attorney
1853
Yes
Hill, H. R. W.
Cotton Factor
1853
Yes
Hincks, David O.
Deputy Collector of Customs
1855
Yes
Hunt, Thomas F.
Attorney
1853
Yes
Kendall, William Gray
Postmaster
1854
Yes
Landry, Trasimond
Former Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana
1856
No
Lathrop, C. C.
Insurance and Banking Agent
1853
Yes
Lawrason, George C.
Collector of Customs
1853
No
Lewis, John Lawson
Mayor of New Orleans
1855
Yes
Lonsdale, Henry T.
Coffee Broker
1855
Yes
Mandeville, George C.
Cotton Factor
1855
Yes
Millaudon, Laurent
Merchant
1853
Yes
Mure, William
British Consul
1854
No
Palfrey, H. W.
Real Estate Broker
1854
Yes
Payne, E. C.
Grocer
1855
Yes
Payne, J. U.
Commission Merchant
1855
Yes
Philips, Alexander
Merchant
1853
Yes
Powell, R. W.
Commission Merchant
1855
Yes
Puig y Puig, Francisco
Commission Merchant
1855
Yes
Race, George W.
Attorney
1854
Yes
Rayne, R. W.
Wholesale Shoe Dealer
1855
Yes
Richards, Newton
Granite and Marble
1855
Yes
Ridgely, G.
Physician
1855
Yes
Roselius, Christian
Attorney
1853
Yes
Scott, W. A.
Minister
1854
Yes
Shannon, John C.
Grocer
1855
Yes
Sizer, George W.
Agricultural Warehouse
1855
Yes
Stone, H. L.
Grocer
1855
Yes
Sumner, R. B.
Ship Broker and Commission Merchant
1855
Yes
Wright, H. M.
Cotton Factor
1854
Yes
Zacharie, James W.
Commission Merchant
1855
Yes


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