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Edward Fritiof Jansson

architect.

Edward Fritiof Jansson, American architect. Member American International Assurance, Illinois Society Architects, Church Architectural Guild American (president 1955-1957).

Background

Jansson, Edward Fritiof was born on June 9, 1894 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Gustaf E. and Anna S. (Lifvendahl) Jansson.

Education

Student The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, 1914-1915, Armour Institute Technology, 1915-1916, Central Young Men’s Christian Association College, Chicago, 1924-1925.

Career

1 son, Roger E. Architectural draftsman Graham, Anderson, Probst & White, Chicago, also Toronto, Canada, 1915-1924. Architect-in-charge Chicago office bureau architecture Methodist Episcopal Church, 1924-1933. Private practice architecture, Chicago, since 1933.

Consultant architect Interdenominational Bureau Architecture, 1934-1952. Deputy supervisor Historic American Building Survey, Northern Illinois, 1935-1937. Principal works include numerous chs., also dormitories Valparaiso U.

Membership

Member American International Assurance, Illinois Society Architects, Church Architectural Guild American (president 1955-1957).

Connections

Married Naomi A. Rundquist, June 28, 1916.

father:
Gustaf E. Jansson

mother:
Anna S. (Lifvendahl) Jansson

spouse:
Naomi A. Rundquist