John Wellborn Root, Jr.

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John Wellborn Root, Jr.

Birthdate: (76)
Death: October 1963 (76)
Immediate Family:

Son of John Wellborn Root and Dora Louise Root
Brother of Margaret Fetcher and Mary Louise Collier

Occupation: Architect
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About John Wellborn Root, Jr.

John Wellborn Root, Jr. (1887–1963) was a significant United States architect based in Chicago. He was the son of architect John Wellborn Root. As a young man, he graduated from Cornell University and studied architecture at Paris' École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts, where he became friends with John Augur Holabird, the son of another famous Chicago architect. Root returned to the States and joined his friend on the architectural staff at Holabird & Roche in 1919.


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John Wellborn Root, Jr.'s Timeline

July 14, 1887
October 1963
Age 76