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James Knox Taylor

architect.

James Knox Taylor, American architect. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects; member Boston Society Architects.

Background

Taylor, James Knox was born on October 11, 1857 in Knoxville, Knox Company, Illinois, United States. Son of H. Knox and Mary (Young) Taylor.

Education

Educated in public schools, St. Paul, Minnesota. Special course in architecture at Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1877-1879, followed by 3½ years in architects’ offices in New York.

Career

Practiced architecture at St. Paul, 1882-1892, at Philadelphia, 1892-1895. In April, 1895, became a senior draughtsman in the United States architect’s office, subsequently principal draughtsman, until October, 1897. Appointed supervising architect, 1897-1912.

Director department architecture, Massachusetts Institute Technology, Boston, July, since 1912.

Membership

Fellow) The American Institute of Architects. Member Boston Society Architects. Clubs: Cosmos (Washington), St. Botolph (Boston).

Connections

Married Adele Chambers, of Philadelphia, February 3, 1887.

father:
H. Knox Taylor

mother:
Mary (Young) Taylor

spouse:
Adele Chambers