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James W. Mclaughlin

James W. Mclaughlin, American architect. Fellow American Institute Architects.


  • Mclaughlin, James W. was born on November 1, 1834 in Cincinnati. Son of William and Mary Ann (Robinson) M.

  • Education

    • Educational public schools, Cincinnati.


    • Began as architect, Cincinnati, 1855. Designed Art Museum, Art Academy, Public Library, Shillito, Pogue, The Fair and Mabley & Carew department stores, buildings in Zoöl. Gardens, many private residences, Cincinnati.

      Hamilton Company (O.) Court House. Wayne Company (Indiana) Court House. Library, Northampton, Massachusetts, etc.

      Appointed September 1861, First lieutenant Benton Cadets, bodyguard of General John C. Fremont and served in Missouri until General Fremont was superseded. Special artist Frank Leslie’s Weekly in Army of the Southwest, 1862, bombardment of Island Northern 10, Fort Pillow and other engagements on Mississippi River.


    Denomination: Presbyn


    Fellow American Institute Architects.


    • Married Olive Amelia Barbe, September 27, 1862.
    • father: William M.
    • mother: Mary Ann (Robinson) M.
    • spouse: Olive Amelia Barbe
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    Born November 1, 1834
    Died March 4, 1923
    (aged 88)