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Elmer C. Jensen

Elmer C. Jensen, American architect. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (past president Chicago chapter); member Illinois Society Architects (president 1933-1939), Chicago Building Congress (president 1939).

Background

  • Jensen, Elmer C. was born on March 18, 1870 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of John and Sabine (Petersen) Jensen.

  • Education

    • Student in public schools, also The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, 2 years.

    Career

    • 1 son, John C. Has been connected with office of the late William LeB. Jenney (who gained distinction by building first skelton construction building in America, Home Insurance Building, Chicago, 1884-1885), since 1885. Grew up in business under Mr. Jenney and just prior to his death, 1907, organized, with M. B. Mundie, the firm of Jenney, Mundie & Jensen, firm name changed to Mundie & Jensen, 1913. to Mundie, Jensen, Bourke & Havens, 1936 to Mundie & Jensen, May 1, 1944, to Mundie, Jensen & McClurg, April 1, 1946.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (past president Chicago chapter). Member Illinois Society Architects (president 1933-1939), Chicago Building Congress (president 1939). Clubs: Cliff Dwellers, Union League.

    Connections

    • Married Mary D. Nagel, June 27, 1900.
    • father: John Jensen
    • mother: Sabine (Petersen) Jensen
    • spouse: Mary D. Nagel
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    Born March 18, 1870
    Died April 24, 1955
    (aged 85)
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