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William Emerson, 1843-1924

Nationality: British
Date of Birth: 1843
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Date of Death: 1924.12.26
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Identity:

William Emerson was an architect.

Life:

He may have known JW in the mid-seventies, when his name appears in an address book (#12714). He was the President of the Royal Society of British Artists from 1899-1902 (JW had been President briefly, until 1888).

Bibliography:

Jopling, Louise, Twenty Years of My Life, 1867 to 1887, London, 1925; Who Was Who: A Companion to Who's Who, vol. 2, 1916-1928, London, 1942; Who was who: a cumulated index, 1897-1990, London, 1991.