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 Calvin C. Phillips

Calvin C. Phillips

Birth
Death 10 Nov 1919 (aged 86–87)
Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, USA
Burial Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 5993790 · View Source
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It's not often you find a mausoleum built by the occupant, but this architectural wonder is the work of Calvin C. Phillips. While he was building it, he was known to have napped in there as well. An architect of some prominence, he designed structures for the Paris Expo in 1877 and has local fame in Tallahassee for his design and building of the Old Clock Tower in the All Saints Neighborhood.

Here's an interesting article from the Florida Archives:

http://www.floridamemory.com/blog/2015/03/11/all-in-good-time/

For more on Mr. Phillips' life you may want to read The Tale of a Man Obsessed With Time.


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  • Created by: Larry Coltharp
  • Added: 24 Nov 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5993790
  • Larry Coltharp
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Calvin C. Phillips (1832–10 Nov 1919), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5993790, citing Oakland Cemetery, Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Larry Coltharp (contributor 46512585) .