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Death of George Franklin Barber – Cause and Date

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Death of George Franklin Barber - Cause and Date

Architect George Franklin Barber has died aged 60. Here’s everything you want to know, and more!

Biography – A Short Wiki

Residential architect who marketed his home designs through mail order catalogs; dominated the late Victorian era in the United States. His designs dotted the entire country – all 50 states – and could also be seen in Japan and the Philippines.

He was a mostly self-taught architect who co-founded a construction and building company with his brother. His business took off with the publication of a national catalog offering 59 different building models. His company eventually employed over 50 people who handled orders from the United States and overseas.

His ingenuity earned a permanent place in history when the National Register of Historic Places included over 48 of his homes in their listings.

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