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Elmer C. Jensen

architect

Elmer C. Jensen, American architect. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (past president Chicago chapter); member Illinois Society Architects (president 1933-1939), Chicago Building Congress (president 1939).

Background

Jensen, Elmer C. was born on March 18, 1870 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of John and Sabine (Petersen) Jensen.

Education

Student in public schools, also The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, 2 years.

Career

1 son, John C. Has been connected with office of the late William LeB. Jenney (who gained distinction by building first skelton construction building in America, Home Insurance Building, Chicago, 1884-1885), since 1885. Grew up in business under Mr. Jenney and just prior to his death, 1907, organized, with M. B. Mundie, the firm of Jenney, Mundie & Jensen, firm name changed to Mundie & Jensen, 1913. to Mundie, Jensen, Bourke & Havens, 1936 to Mundie & Jensen, May 1, 1944, to Mundie, Jensen & McClurg, April 1, 1946.

Membership

Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (past president Chicago chapter). Member Illinois Society Architects (president 1933-1939), Chicago Building Congress (president 1939). Clubs: Cliff Dwellers, Union League.

Connections

Married Mary D. Nagel, June 27, 1900.

father:
John Jensen

mother:
Sabine (Petersen) Jensen

spouse:
Mary D. Nagel