Horace Trumbauer Net Worth

Horace Trumbauer was born on December 28, 1868 in Pennsylvania. Designed much of the campus of Duke University; prominent during the Gilded Age. His designs were harshly criticized during his lifetime, but achieved great acclaim after his death.
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Age, Biography and Wiki

Birth Day December 28, 1868
Birth Place Pennsylvania
Age 151 YEARS OLD
Died On Sep 18, 1938 (age 69)
Birth Sign Capricorn

💰 Net worth: $29.5 Million

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About

Designed much of the campus of Duke University; prominent during the Gilded Age. His designs were harshly criticized during his lifetime, but achieved great acclaim after his death.

Before Fame

He was an apprentice for six years to the Hewitt brothers in Philadelphia; he opened his firm when he was 21. His first notable commission was Grey Towers Castle in 1893.

Trivia

He employed in 1906 the first African-American to graduate from the University of Pennsylvania Architecture Department, Julian Abele. He would later make Abele his chief designer.

Family Life

His father was a salesman. He and Sara Thomson Williams were married in 1903, and he became stepfather to her daughter, Agnes Helena.

Associated With

He became a wealthy man by catering to his robber baron clients, a segment of the population that Mark Twain harshly critiqued.