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PIC ID: 413771

William Ashjian

American, 1901-1970


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William Ashjian arrived in the US from Greece in 1921 and was a photographer by the time of his naturalization in 1927. He had his own studio by 1933. In the 1948 and 1953 directories, only the Ashjian Studio is listed, suggesting he lived elsewhere. He died in New York in 1970.

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William Ashjian has 4 locations.

Birth (July 1, 1901)

Izmit, Turkey

Studio or Business (1933)

125 East 24th Street
New York, NY

Studio or Business (1948-1953)

127 East 28th Street
New York, NY

Death (April, 1970)

New York, NY