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Dates:  1892, 13 May - 1976, 13 September
Born:  US, MN, Minneapolis
Died:  US, MN, Minneapolis
 
  

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Approved biography for Raymond A. Scallen
(Courtesy of Christian Peterson)

 
  
Raymond Scallen was born in Minneapolis on May 13, 1892, attended St. Thomas College, and then earned his law degree from the St. Paul College of Law. He was stationed in Europe as an officer in the U.S. Army during World War I, and afterwards stayed on to do postgraduate work at the University of Paris, Sorbonne. He became a well-known and resourceful lawyer, affiliated with the French bar. According to the memorial card handed out at his funeral, his "burning zeal for justice earned him the title ‘Advocate of the Poor and Distressed.’" Scallen wrote two booklets (both issued by the West Publishing Company in St. Paul), one on Louis XVII (1955) and one on the 1957 Paris meeting of the American Bar Association.
 
Scallen was active in amateur photography beginning in 1931, when he became a charter member of the Minneapolis Camera Club. The juries for the Minneapolis Salon of Photography accepted work by him every year between 1932 and 1938, and his 1936 entry was reproduced in the rotogravure section of the local paper. In 1939, the Eastman Kodak building at the New York World’s Fair included his work in its pictorial salon organized by the Photographic Society of America. He seemed partial to landscapes and sometimes used the bromoil process, which allowed manipulation of the image. Raymond Scallen died in Minneapolis, on September 13, 1976. 
  
Christian A. Peterson Pictorial Photography at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts (Christian A. Peterson: Privately printed, 2012) 
  
This biography is courtesy and copyright of Christian Peterson and is included here with permission. 
  
Date last updated: 1 June 2013. 
  
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