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John Lloyd Wright

architect

John Lloyd Wright, American architect. Recipient cash award Chicago Builders Association, 1928; gold certificate Indianapolis Archtl Exhibit, 1928; citation award Society American Registered Architects, 1967, gold medal, 1959. Fellow American; Club: Cliff Swellers (Chicago Inventor Lincoln logs, 1918, Wright blocks, 1932 (both toys).

Background

Wright, John Lloyd was born on December 12, 1892 in Oak Park, Illinois, United States. Son of Frank Lloyd and Catherine (Tobine) Wright.

Education

Student of University Wisconsin, 1910-1911, The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, 1914-1915. Private structural engineering study, Chicago, 1914-1916.

Career

September, 1921; children—John Lloyd II, (Mistress Gordon Ingraham). Married second, Frances Polachek Welsh, September 23, 1942. 1 stepson, Louis M. Welsh.

Draftsman, Harrison Albright, architect, San Diego, 1911-1912. Assistant to Frank Lloyd Wright, architect, 1913-1918. Proprietor John Lloyd Wright Inc., toy designer, Chicago, 1919-1922.

Private practice, Long Beach, California, 1923-1939. Architectural designer federal defense projects, 1940-1944. Private practice, Long Beach, 1945-1946, Del Mar, California, 1947-1972.

Instructor factors of art in modern architecture University of California at San Diego extension, 1948-1949. Exhbt. The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, John Herron The Art Institute of Chicago, Indianapolis, Metropolitan Museum New York, Cliff Dwellers, Chicago, Art Center, La Jolla, California American International Assurance delegate International Congress Architects, Rome, Italy, 1935. Chairman planning commission, Del March 1959-1960.

Works

  • Author: My Father Who Is On Earth, 1946. Also articles.

Membership

Fellow American; Club: Cliff Swellers (Chicago Inventor Lincoln logs, 1918, Wright blocks, 1932 (both toys).

Connections

Married Hazel Ludin.; married second, Frances Polachek Welsh, September 23, 1942. Children: John Lloyd II, (Mistress.

father:
Frank Lloyd Wright

mother:
Catherine (Tobine) Wright

spouses:
Hazel Ludin.

Frances Polachek Welsh

children:
John Lloyd II Wright

(Mrs Wright