WH Weeks

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Birthday
18, 1864
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Apr 29, 1936 (72)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
18, 1864
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Apr 29, 1936 (72)

About

Architect who designed many of the Carnegie Libraries in California; known for his Greek Revival neoclassical style. His buildings were located in over 160 cities in California.

Before Fame

He began building his business in 1894 in Watsonville, California, and by 1897, he established a branch office in Salinas.

Trivia

His business benefited from the 1906 Earthquake, where his safe and practical designs were already in high demand.

Family Life

He worked with his father as a builder and designer; he married Maggie Haymaker in 1891, the sister of the woman to whom he was originally engaged but who died before the wedding.

Associated With

He and Frank Lloyd Wright both established innovative legacies that influenced generations after them.