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James Richard Law

James Richard Law, American architect, ex-mayor. Awarded St. Olav’s medal by King Haakon VII of Norway, 1939. Member The Newcomen Society of England, Acacia.; Mason (Consistory, Shriner), Elk.

Background

  • Law, James Richard was born on April 1, 1885 in Madison, Wisconsin, United States. Son of James and Amelia (Kindschi) Law.

  • Education

    • Student special course architecture, University of Pennsylvania, 1907-1909.

    Career

    • Began as architect, 1904. Private practice, Madison, 1914-1932. President Law, Law & Potter, Madison, since 1914.

      Director Wisconsin Life Insurance Company Mayor of Madison, 1932-1944. Now chairman Wisconsin State Highway Commission.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Conglist

    Membership

    Member The Newcomen Society of England, Acacia. Mason (Consistory, Shriner), Elk. Clubs: Madison, Maple Bluff Country (Madison).

    Connections

    • Married Susan Campbell, June 27, 1911. Children: Lucia DeEtte, Susan Margaret.
    • father: James Law
    • mother: Amelia (Kindschi) Law
    • spouse: Susan Campbell
    • children: Lucia DeEtte Law
    • Susan Margaret Law
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    Died March 14, 1952
    (aged 66)
    Nationality

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