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Daniel Hudson Burnham

Daniel Hudson Burnham, American architect. Member Cook County Forest Preserve Advisory Committee; Fellow American Institute Architects; member Orchestral Association Chicago.


  • Burnham, Daniel Hudson was born on February 22, 1886 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Daniel Hudson and Margaret (Sherman) Burnham.

  • Education

    • Educated Middlesex School, Concord, Massachusetts. Student Harvard Architectural School.


    • One son by previous marriage, Daniel H. III. Partner with father in firm of D. H. Burnham & Company until his father’s death, 1912. Reestablished D. H. Burnham & Company, 1917. Burnham and Hammond, Inc., since 1933, post president.

      Firm architects of Bankers’ Building, Carbide & Carbon Building, several new hospital buildings for Presbyterian, St. Lukes, Evanston hospitals, also schools.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Presbyn


    Member Cook County Forest Preserve Advisory Committee. Fellow American Institute Architects. Member Orchestral Association Chicago.

    Clubs: University, Commercial (Chicago).


    • Married Martha Stevens.
    • father: Daniel Hudson Burnham
    • mother: Margaret (Sherman) Burnham
    • spouse: Martha Stevens
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    Born February 22, 1886
    Died November 3, 1961
    (aged 75)