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Chester Howe Walcott

architect.

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

Background

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.

Career

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.

Membership

Member American Institute Architects. Club: University Cottage.

Connections

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