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Ernest Robert Graham

Ernest Robert Graham, American architect.

Background

  • Graham, Ernest Robert was born on August 22, 1868 in Lowell, Michigan, United States. Son of Robert and Emma (Post) Graham.

  • Education

    • Educational public schools. Doctor of Laws, University of Notre Dame and Coe College.

    Career

    • Practiced at Chicago. Assistant director of works during construction and operation of Chicago Exposition. Partner D. H. Burnham & Company, 1904-1912.

      Senior partner Graham, Burnham & Company, 1912-1917, of Graham, Anderson, Probst & White, 1917. Architect of many noteworthy structures, including Equitable Building, Flatiron, Chase National Bank Building, and Eighty Maiden Lane (New York City), Union Station and General Post Office (Washington), Union Trust Building, Union Station and Terminal Tower Building (Cleveland), Field Museum of Natural History, John G. Shedd Aquarium, Continental-Illinois Bank Building, 208 S. La Salle Street Building, Union Station, Marshall Field & Company stores, Straus Building, New Post Office, Field Building, Pittsfield Building, Wrigley Building, State Bank of Chicago, 20 Wacker Drive Building, The Merchandise Mart (Chicago). Pennsylvania Station (Philadelphia), Selfridge & Company Store (London, England.).

      Home: Chicago, Ill.

    Connections

    • Married Carlotta Hall, 1894 (died 1923). Married second, Ruby Leffingwell, December 1925.
    • father: Robert Graham
    • mother: Emma (Post) Graham
    • spouses: Carlotta Hall
    • Ruby Leffingwell
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    Born August 22, 1868
    Died November 22, 1936
    (aged 68)
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