Launt Thompson Photo

Launt Thompson

Born: Feb 8, 1833

Death: Sep 26, 1894

Birthplace: Republic of Ireland

Nationality: United States

Launt Thompson

Date of Birth : Feb 8, 1833
Date of Death : Sep 26, 1894
Birth Place : Republic of Ireland

Launt Thompson, American sculptor, born in Abbeyleix, Ireland. Due to the potato famine occurring in Ireland at the time, he emigrated to the United States in 1847 with his widowed mother, and they settled in Albany, New York. There, he found work as a handyman.

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