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Walter Clarke Root
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Birth: Dec. 8, 1859
Georgia, USA
Death: Jun. 26, 1925
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA

Missouri Sargent 355 AMB CO 89 DIV WWI,
Moved to New York city at age 6 years old. Attended New York public schools, finished education in the College of the city of New York. Moved to Chicago, worked and studied at the firm of Burham and Root, Architects. Moved to Kansas City in 1886, started his own practice of Root and Siemens. Buildings he designed are as follows, Science Hall at Central College, Fayette, MO, Scarritt Bible and Training School, W J Smith warehouse, Thayer building. His firm is responsible for the Museum at Kansas University Cupples dormitory, Central college, Fowler shops, Postal Telegraph building, W J Smith plant and Riverside power-house, and others to many to mention. He was ranked as one of the great architects of the country.

Miss Lora Bullene became his wife in 1891.
Source: http://www.vintagekansas city.com and T J Cochran, a contributor to Find A Grave.

Missouri Death Certificate #18215
~Walter C. Root, 4345 Locust St.
~ male, white, married to Lora A. Root (nee Bullene)
~ Date of birth: 65 yrs 6 months 18 days
~ Cause of death: Acute Nephrites
~ Occupation: Architect
~ Place of birth: Georgia
~ Father: Sidney Root, Vermont
~ Mother: ? Georgia
~ Burial: Jun 29, 1925
~ Informant: Mrs Lora A. Root, 345 Locust St, Brookfield, Missouri

Mother is Mary H. Clarke Root, 1832-1886
who is daughter of James Clarke, sister of Judge Marshall J. Clarke. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Sidney Root (1824 - 1897)
 
 Spouse:
  Lora Bullene Root (1870 - 1946)
 
 Children:
  Walter Clarke Root (1894 - 1963)*
  Amaretta Root Titus (1896 - 1976)*
 
 Sibling:
  Florence Root Ormond (1854 - 1918)*
  Walter Clarke Root (1859 - 1925)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Husband to Lora Amarette Bullene
 
Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Block J Lot 85
 
Created by: DKOWN
Record added: Oct 30, 2004
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Walter Clarke Root
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Walter Clarke Root
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Walter Clarke Root
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- JARROTT P. COX
 Added: Jan. 30, 2014
 
 
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