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Fox, Alexander



  • Existence: 1825 - 1882


Alexander Fox (1828-1882) was a Utah photographer and joint owner of the Fox and Symons photography studio.

Alexander Fox was born on August 22, 1825 in Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom to parents Joel Fox and Eliza Emanuel. He married Rosetta Phillips on September 20, 1854 in Melbourne, Australia. He then moved to California where he photographed in San Rafael, California and subsequently moved to Salt Lake City, Utah. There he opened a photography gallery with his friend Charles W. Symons in 1879. Their photographs mainly consist of portraits of Utah people and images from the Utah area. He and his wife went on to have 8 children. He died in Salt Lake City, Utah on March 10, 1882.

Familysearch, Via WWW, December 12, 2022 (Alexander Fox;b. Aug. 22, 1825; d. Mar. 10, 1882; Mother Eliza Emanuel; Father Joel Fox; Married Josetta Philips 1854; moved to California; 8 children)

Tschanz Rare Books, Via WWW, December 12, 2022 (Fox, Alexander and Charles William Symons, Unidentified Young Man; Opened a gallery from 1879-1906; Portraits)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Fox & Symons portraits of Latter-day Saint church officers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 190
Scope and Contents

Collection includes portraits of presidents and church officers of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints taken by Fox & Symons, and later by Charles W. Symons. Subjects include Brigham Young, Joseph F. Smith, and Heber J. Grant. All are cabinet photographs. Dated approximately 1874-1906.

Dates: approximately 1874-1906