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Harry Wild Jones

architect

Harry Wild Jones, American architect. Member Board of Park Commissioners, Minneapolis, 1892-1904. District vocational officer, Federal Board Vocational Education, for Minnesota, N. and South Dakot and Montana, October 1918-August 1919. Director Minneapolis Young Men’s Christian Association, 3 years; Member American International Assurance.

Background

Jones, Harry Wild was born on June 9, 1859 in Schoolcraft, Michigan, United States. Son of Howard Malcolm and Mary White (Smith) Jones.

Education

Brown U., class of 1882, Bachelor of Arts, 1903. Studied Massachusetts Institute Technology.

Career

Architecture, University of Minnesota, 1891-1893. Lecturer on church architecture, University of Chicago, since 1908. Architect and superintendent of many buildings of all classes in Minnesota and other states, notably Cream of Wheat Building, Minneapolis, Butler Brothers Warehouse, etc.

Specializes in church architecture.

Works

  • Author: Churches, 1912.

Membership

Member Board of Park Commissioners, Minneapolis, 1892-1904. District vocational officer, Federal Board Vocational Education, for Minnesota, N. and South Dakot and Montana, October 1918-August 1919. Director Minneapolis Young Men’s Christian Association, 3 years.

Member American International Assurance.

Connections

Married Bertha J. Tucker, September 6, 1883. Children: Malcolm, Mary White, Arthur L. Practiced, Minneapolis, since 1884.

father:
Howard Malcolm Jones

mother:
Mary White (Smith) Jones

spouse:
Bertha J. Tucker

children:
Malcolm Jones

Mary White Jones

Arthur L. Practiced Jones

Minneapolis Jones

since 1884 Jones