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Edward Fritiof Jansson

Edward Fritiof Jansson, American architect. Member American International Assurance, Illinois Society Architects, Church Architectural Guild American (president 1955-1957).

Background

  • Jansson, Edward Fritiof was born on June 9, 1894 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Gustaf E. and Anna S. (Lifvendahl) Jansson.

  • Education

    • Student The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, 1914-1915, Armour Institute Technology, 1915-1916, Central Young Men’s Christian Association College, Chicago, 1924-1925.

    Career

    • 1 son, Roger E. Architectural draftsman Graham, Anderson, Probst & White, Chicago, also Toronto, Canada, 1915-1924. Architect-in-charge Chicago office bureau architecture Methodist Episcopal Church, 1924-1933. Private practice architecture, Chicago, since 1933.

      Consultant architect Interdenominational Bureau Architecture, 1934-1952. Deputy supervisor Historic American Building Survey, Northern Illinois, 1935-1937. Principal works include numerous chs., also dormitories Valparaiso U.

    Membership

    Member American International Assurance, Illinois Society Architects, Church Architectural Guild American (president 1955-1957).

    Connections

    • Married Naomi A. Rundquist, June 28, 1916.
    • father: Gustaf E. Jansson
    • mother: Anna S. (Lifvendahl) Jansson
    • spouse: Naomi A. Rundquist
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    Born June 9, 1894
    Died June 30, 1963
    (aged 69)
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