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Chester Howe Walcott

Chester Howe Walcott, American architect. Member American Institute Architects.; Club: University Cottage.


  • Walcott, Chester Howe was born on February 2, 1883 in Chicago. Illinois. Son of Chester Pratt and Martha Cook (Howe) Walcott.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Princeton, 1905. Studied in Paris and Italy.


    • Began practice of architecture, Chicago, firm Brown and Walcott, 1911, practiced under own name, 1916-1919. Member Clark & Walcott, 1919-1924. In his own name since 1924.

      Has specialized in residences, chs. and clubs. Principal works: St. Chrysostom’s Church and parish buildings. Evanston Young Men’s Christian Association Building Instructor Lake Forest Academy, 1942-1946.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Member American Institute Architects. Club: University Cottage.


    • Married Julie Commins, June 27, 1912. Children: Helen (Mistress.
    • father: Chester Pratt Walcott
    • mother: Martha Cook (Howe) Walcott
    • spouse: Julie Commins
    • child: Helen (Mrs Walcott
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    Born February 2, 1883
    Died October 25, 1947
    (aged 64)