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John Edmund Oldaker Pridmore

John Edmund Oldaker Pridmore, British architect.

Background

  • Pridmore, John Edmund Oldaker was born on July 18, 1867 in Edgbaston, England. Son of William H. and Avice (Oldaker) Pridmore.

  • Education

    • Educated Soho Park school and Greenhill College, Birmingham, England.

    Career

    • Came to the United States, 1880, to Chicago, 1883. Principal works: Chapel of St. John the Divine, University of Illinois, Austin Hospital, Chicago, American Forestry Building, Paris, and many theatres and chs. in Chicago and middle west.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Connections

    • Married Clara G. Lee, 1891. Married second, Blossom Hull, June 10, 1916. Children: John E. O., Robert Hales.
    • father: William H. Pridmore
    • mother: Avice (Oldaker) Pridmore
    • spouses: Clara G. Lee
    • Blossom Hull
    • children: John E. O. Pridmore
    • Robert Hales Pridmore
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    Born July 18, 1867
    Died February 1, 1940
    (aged 72)
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