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William Kneass
William Kneass
American, 1780 - 1840
Biography: William Kneass was born September 25, 1780 at Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He studied engraving in Philadelphia and went into business as an engraver there in 1804. He was later a member of the firms Kneass & Delleker and Kneass, Young and Company, and an engraver and die-sinker at the United States Mint. He died on August 27, 1840.