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Louis Skidmore

Born: 8-Apr-1897
Birthplace: Lawrenceburg, IN
Died: 27-Sep-1962
Location of death: Winter Haven, FL
Cause of death: Illness

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Architect

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill

Military service: US Army (WWI, Sgt.)

Wife: Eloise Owings (sister of Nathaniel Owings, m. 14-Jun-1930, until his death, two sons)
Son: Louis, Jr.
Son: Philip Murray

    University: Bradley Polytechnic Institute (1917)
    University: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1924)

    Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill Partner (1936-55)
    Architectural League of New York VP (1952)
    New York Building Congress President (1949)
    American Institute of Architects Gold Medal 1957

Selected edifices:
Lever House (1952)
Connecticut General Life Insurance Building (1954-57, Hartford, CT )
US Air Force Academy (1954-62)
Manufacturers Trust Company (1954, Manhattan, NY )
Union Carbide Building (1960, Manhattan, NY)



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