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Edgar Martin

architect

Edgar Martin, American architect. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American International Assurance, American Hospital Association.

Background

Martin, Edgar was born on February 26, 1871 in Burlington, Iowa, United States. Son of Daniel and Celia Jane (Black) Martin.

Education

Advanced mathematics and mechanics of engineering, Paris, 2 years. Drawing from life, Academie Colarossi, Paris.

Career

Member Schmidt, Garden & Martin, 1906-1926, Pond & Pond and Edgar Martin, 1926-1939. State architect of Illinois, 1917-1924. Supervisory architect in charge of rehabilitation of the physical plant of the Chicago Board of Education, 1924-1925.

Architect of Centennial Memorial Building, Springfield, Illinois. Clinical Hospital of University of Illinois, Chicago. Main Building, Surgical and Psychopathic buildings, Cook County Hospital, Chicago.

General Hospital, St. John, New Brunswick. Passavant Memorial Area Hospital, Jacksonville, Illinois. Many other important hospitals.

School of Tropical Medicine, San Juan, Puerto Rico. Hospital architect and consultant to the Texas Company in the Barco Concession Development, Colombia, S.A. Consultant architect for Clinical Hospital of University of Venezuela, and associate architect and engineer for the Clinico Medico, Caracas, Venezuela.

Order of Maccabee’s Building, Port Huron, Michigan. Royal Neighbors Building, Rock Island, Illinois The Underwriters Laboratory, Chicago, industrial plants for Montgomery Ward Company, Bunte Brothers, American Snuff Company, Acme Steel Company, Peterson Linotype Company, Chicago. Armories for the National Guard at Chicago, Peoria, Danville and Kankakee, Illinois.

Membership

Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American International Assurance, American Hospital Association. Clubs: Arts, Chicago Athletic.

Connections

Married Berthe Eugene Parcot.

father:
Daniel Martin

mother:
Celia Jane (Black) Martin

spouse:
Berthe Eugene Parcot.