New York Robideaus
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Eli Robideau, (8E3e6e8l) was born march 10, 1880 in Ellenburg, New York, to Pierre Robidoux (7E3e6e8) and marcelline Nev
Eli Robideau, (8E3e6e8l) was born march 10, 1880 in Ellenburg, New York, to Pierre Robidoux (7E3e6e8) and marcelline Neveau. He married Prudence Boyea on February 7, 1910 in Ellenburg, New York. He was a photographer of some reknown as the following article indicates: "Eli Robideau Among the masters of the Photographic art in Northern New York probably none is better known than Mr. Eli Robideau. Located in the splendidly equipped studio at 9 West Main Street. It is one of the oldest studios in the city and is kept thouroughly up to date in instruments, appliances, scenery and methods. The work turned out speaks volumes for Mr. Robideau`s ability on all kinds of portraiture as well as outdoor commercial work. The studio, waiting and retiring rooms, operating and finishing rooms are all completely equipped. He makes specialty of high grade portraiture, platinum, and carbon-finished pictures. Mr. Robideau is an experienced photographer and in the four years of his residence here has become one of Malone`s busiest businessmen. The Farmers Journal 1909" Use of article and photo courtesy of cousin Michelle Robideaux-Pent.
Herman Robideaux, (9E3e6e812) was born September 29, 1911 in Malone, New York. He married Iona Watson in Jackson, Tennes
Herman Robideaux, (9E3e6e812) was born September 29, 1911 in Malone, New York. He married Iona Watson in Jackson, Tennesee sometime in 1940. He was also gifted with the family talent of photography - "Herman Robideaux operated Robideaux`s Studios in Palm Beach Florida during the early forties. He moved to Palm Beach for health reasons and started a photographic business with his father, Eli Robideau`s help. He was celebrated by Palm Beach Society as the "Wedding Photographer". He passed away in 1945 at the age of 34." Quotation and photo courtesy of cousin Michelle Robideaux-Pent.
Richard Robideau (9E3e6e8l4) was born March 13, 1922 in Malone, New York. Though a brother to Herman Robideaux, Richard
Richard Robideau (9E3e6e8l4) was born March 13, 1922 in Malone, New York. Though a brother to Herman Robideaux, Richard has never used the "x" at the end of his name. He is also a talented artist and had a profession in teaching fine arts. "Richard P. Robideau Born in Malone, he attended Syracuse University and received a master of fine arts degree from Ohio University. As an artist, he worked in many media, including painting, pottery and sculpture. He taught in the fine arts department at NCCC from 1972 to 1983, acting as a mentor to young artists. In 1976, he converted an old flour mill in Bergholz into his home and studio. In 1990, he converted his home and garden temporarily into an art gallery for an exhibit of the works of his two younger sons and several of his former students. The exhibit included an upside down wheelbarrow atop several plaster casts of hay. "We need a little silliness in our lives," Robideau told an interviewer at that time. Quotation and photo courtesy of cousin Michelle Robideaux-Pent.
Michelle Robideaux-Pent (10E3e6e8l1b) was born July 23, 1945 in West Palm Beach, Florida to Herman Robideaux and his wif
Michelle Robideaux-Pent (10E3e6e8l1b) was born July 23, 1945 in West Palm Beach, Florida to Herman Robideaux and his wife, Iona Watson. Michelle is also a talented painter and photographer - you can see her work at her website www.robideauxstudios.com.