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Louis Wain

AKA Louis William Wain

Born: 5-Aug-1860
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 4-Jul-1939
Location of death: Hertfordshire, England
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, St. Mary Roman Catholic Cemetery, London, England

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Painter, Cartoonist

Nationality: England
Executive summary: The Man Who Drew Cats

Father: Matthew William Wain (textile trader and embroiderer, d. 27-Oct-1880)
Sister: (five younger sisters)
Wife: Emily Richardson (d., lung cancer)

    University: West London School of Art (1877-80)
    Teacher: West London School of Art (1880-82)

    Illustrated London News
    Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News
    Anti-Vivisection Society
    National Cat Club
    Our Dumb Friends League Governing Council
    Society for the Protection of Cats
    Institutionalized 1924
    French Ancestry Maternal
    Risk Factors: Schizophrenia

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