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George Washington Kramer

architect

George Washington Kramer, American architect. member Kramer & Weary, 1885-1894; member George W. Kramer & Son.

Background

Kramer, George Washington was born on July 9, 1847 in Ashland, Ohio, United States. Son of Daniel and Susannah (Baughman) Kramer.

Education

Educational public schools. Studied architecture privately, and as contractor 5 years.

Career

Began practice at Ashland, 1873. Partner of Jacob Snyder (widely known as designer of churches), 1879-1885. Member Kramer & Weary, 1885-1894.

Removed to New York City, 1894. Was member George W. Kramer & Son. Retired. Architect of over 2,000 chs. and consulting or associate architect for many more.

Prize for model S.S. building plans, World’s Fair, Chicago, 1893. Home: East Orange, New Jersey.

Membership

Member Kramer & Weary, 1885-1894. Member George W. Kramer & Son.

Connections

Married Harriet Estelle Blackman, 1870 (died 1904). Children: Ella Estelle (deceased), George Lee, Lora Odessa.

father:
Daniel Kramer

mother:
Susannah (Baughman) Kramer

spouse:
Harriet Estelle Blackman

children:
Ella Estelle Kramer (deceased)

George Lee Kramer

Lora Odessa Kramer