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James Richard Law

architect , ex-mayor

James Richard Law, American architect, ex-mayor. Awarded St. Olav’s medal by King Haakon VII of Norway, 1939. Member The Newcomen Society of England, Acacia.; Mason (Consistory, Shriner), Elk.

Background

Law, James Richard was born on April 1, 1885 in Madison, Wisconsin, United States. Son of James and Amelia (Kindschi) Law.

Education

Student special course architecture, University of Pennsylvania, 1907-1909.

Career

Began as architect, 1904. Private practice, Madison, 1914-1932. President Law, Law & Potter, Madison, since 1914.

Director Wisconsin Life Insurance Company Mayor of Madison, 1932-1944. Now chairman Wisconsin State Highway Commission.

Membership

Member The Newcomen Society of England, Acacia. Mason (Consistory, Shriner), Elk. Clubs: Madison, Maple Bluff Country (Madison).

Connections

Married Susan Campbell, June 27, 1911. Children: Lucia DeEtte, Susan Margaret.

father:
James Law

mother:
Amelia (Kindschi) Law

spouse:
Susan Campbell

children:
Lucia DeEtte Law

Susan Margaret Law