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John Wellborn Root
Birth: Jan. 10, 1850
Lumpkin
Stewart County
Georgia, USA
Death: Jan. 15, 1891
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Important architect of the Chicago School. His grave marker has a drawing of one of his last designs. It is the entrance of a building at the Columbian Exposition of 1893 in Chicago. He died before the fair. 
 
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 Spouses:
  Dora Louise Monroe Root (1857 - 1913)*
  Mary Louise Walker Root (1858 - 1880)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Graceland Cemetery
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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John Wellborn Root, A.I.A.
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie, Historian
 Added: May. 1, 2015

- R I P
 Added: Jan. 10, 2015
The Rookery is the loveliest memorial. Your work will live forever. God bless.
- Mark
 Added: Sep. 3, 2013
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