Stanford White, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Stanford White

architect

Date of Birth: 09-Nov-1853

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, United States

Date of Death: 25-Jun-1906

Profession: architect, painter

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio


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About Stanford White

  • Stanford White (November 9, 1853 – June 25, 1906) was an American architect.
  • He was also a partner in the architectural firm McKim, Mead & White, the frontrunner among Beaux-Arts firms.
  • He designed many houses for the rich as well as numerous civic, institutional, and religious buildings.
  • His design principles embodied the "American Renaissance".
  • In 1906, White was shot and killed by the mentally unstable millionaire Harry Kendall Thaw, who had become obsessed about White's previous relationship with Thaw's wife, actress Evelyn Nesbit.
  • This led to a court case which was dubbed "The Trial of the Century" by contemporary reporters.

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