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Paul Antonio Garey was born in Italy in 1802 to Antonio and Antoinette Garey. He made the casts of many of the statues in Bostons Public Garden. Garey made the death mask od Daniel Webster in 1852, the bust of Governor John A, Andrew at the Boston Athenaeum, and the plaster bust of State Librarian Caleb Tillinghast in the State House annex. He died on November 8,1881.
Lawrence Vincent Garey was born in Boston to Paul Antonio Garey and Maria F. Nichols Garey who were both natives of Italy. Lawrence Garey was a well-known dealer in antique and modern statuary. He made the plasters of clay models for some of the most noted sculptors in America. Many of the plaster statues in the Museum of Fine Arts were placed there by him. He made the casts of the statues of John Harvard, Admiral Glasgow Farragut in South Boston, the busts of Archbishop John J. Williams and the abolitionist John Brown. When the abolitionist Wendell Phillips died in 1884, he made his death mask. He presented many colleges with statuary and made casts of the imported statues at Amherst College. Mr. Garey was a member of the Warren Lodge A.F.& A.M., he died September 15, 1893 at the age of 43.