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Charles Ormand Eames

  • Birth 17 Jun 1907 Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
  • Death 21 Aug 1978 Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
  • Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
  • Plot Section 23, Lot 594, Grave is unmarked--buried on the Eames lot near his father of the same name
  • Memorial ID 23371

Renowned Furniture Designer, Architect. St. Louis native Eames began his architectural studies at Washington University. After returning from Europe, he founded the firm of Gray & Eames. His work mainly consisted of designs for stained glass, textiles, furniture and ceramics. In 1839 he received a fellowship to Cranbrook Academy in Michigan where he studied and worked with Eero Saarinen. He formed a design partnership with his wife Ray Kaiser and applied a Japanese simplicity to modern buildings. He continued to work as an architect until the mid-1960s, after which he concentrated on furniture design, film-making and exhibition design.

Bio by: Connie Nisinger


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  • Added: 25 Jul 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23371
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Ormand Eames (17 Jun 1907–21 Aug 1978), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23371, citing Calvary Cemetery and Mausoleum, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .