1899 City Directory. A popular residence for stone cutters, Albert and Charles Laughlin boarded here in 1899. Fellow Capitol worker James Payette lived here in 1898. Albert was born in Kentucky in 1877 and was accepted into the St. Paul Stone Cutters Branch in May of 1899, the same week as Frederick Purdy. Charles went to work as a carver for Purdy and Hutcheson in 1900. The Stone Cutters Journal of February 1915 reported that Charles Laughlin, age 62, a member of the St. Paul Local, had died on January 1 and his body was sent to Chicago for interment.