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Hubert Burnham

Hubert Burnham, American architect.

Background

  • Burnham, Hubert was born on September 7, 1882 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Daniel Hudson and Margaret (Sherman) Burnham.

  • Education

    • Graduate Chicago Manual Training school and Phillips Academy Andover, Mass. Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1905. Graduate Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris, 1912.

    Career

    • Member David Herbert Burnham & Company (founded by father), Chicago, 1910-1912, Graham, Burnham & Company, 1912-1917, re-established firm of D. H. Burnham & Company, 1917, Burnham Brothers, Inc., 1928. Burnham Brothers & Hammond, Inc., 1933, now Burnham & Hammond. Firm designed the Burnham, Bankers, Carbide and Carbon, Engineering and Medical and Dental Arts Building, Chicago, Southern wing and boiler house Evanston (Illinois) Hospital, Presbyterian-St. Lukes Nurses Home, Chicago, Argo Elementary School, Memorial Hospital, Springfield, Illinois Past chairman Evanston City Plan Commission Retired, 1955.

      Lieutenant United States Navy, World War. Aviation construction work in France 14 months.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member David Herbert Burnham & Company (founded by father), Chicago, 1910-1912, Graham, Burnham & Company, 1912-1917, re-established firm of D. H. Burnham & Company, 1917, Burnham Brothers, Inc., 1928. Burnham Brothers & Hammond, Inc., 1933, now Burnham & Hammond. Fellow American Institute of Architects.

    Member Society Beaux Arts Architects, Chicago Architectural. Club.; Club: Glen View. Member Architectural Commission Chicago World’s Fair Centennial Celebration, 1933.

    Connections

    • Married Vivian Cameron, June 24, 1908. Children: Cherie (Mistress.
    • father: Daniel Hudson Burnham
    • mother: Margaret (Sherman) Burnham
    • spouse: Vivian Cameron
    • child: Cherie (Mrs Burnham
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    Born September 7, 1882
    Died December 31, 1968
    (aged 86)
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