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A promotional booklet for the Memphis, Tennessee, architect John Gaisford (1875-1918), circa 1911. Gaisford was responsible for a number of important buildings in Memphis, most notably the Shelby County Court House. The booklet contains photographs of some of his buildings including churches, houses and public buildings. Gaisford was born on October 25, 1875, in Warminster, Wiltshire, England. He migrated to the United States in 1901, living for the first four years in and around Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. On June 1, 1904, he married Waneta Ralph (1874-1915) of Oil City, Pennsylvania. The following year, the couple moved to Memphis, living by 1910 with their daughter and other family members at 153 North Rembert Street. Waneta died on October 18, 1915, and John died on August 31, 1918.
Gaisford, John, 1875-1918., Architects--Tennessee--Memphis.
"Designs for Churches, Public Buildings and Residences by John Gaisford, Memphis, circa 1911" (2021). Other documents. 81.