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Ernest Wilby

Ernest Wilby, British architect. Fellow, American Institute Architects; Member Anglican Church.

Background

  • Wilby, Ernest was born on June 6, 1868 in Ossett, Yorkshire, England, (American entry, 1872). Son of Oliver and Martha Ann (Wilson) Wilby.

  • Education

    • Wesley College, Harrogate, England, 1881-1885.

    Career

    • Followed profession in Toronto, 1886-1890. London, 1891-1895; New York City, 1896-1903. Detroit, 1904-1910; became associate architect with Albert Kahn, Detroit, 1910.

      Instructor architecture University of Michigan, 1922-1925, professor 1926-1930, lecturer, 1930-1943.

    Membership

    Fellow, American Institute Architects. Member Anglican Church.

    Connections

    • Married Kathleen Olga Hirst, March 17, 1921.
    • father: Oliver Wilby
    • mother: Martha Ann (Wilson) Wilby
    • spouse: Kathleen Olga Hirst
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    Born June 6, 1868
    Died December 10, 1957
    (aged 89)
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