Cass Gilbert’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Nov 24, 1859

Death Date

May 17, 1934

Age of Death

74 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

May 17, 1934



The architect Cass Gilbert died at the age of 74. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Conservative architect who designed the Woolworth Building in New York and the United States Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C.; pioneering advocate for incorporating skyscrapers into structures.

He was born in Zanesville, Ohio, and was raised in St. Paul, Minnesota, by his widowed mother. He was the second of three boys, and his parents named him after statesman Lewis Cass.



It is only the young and callow and ignorant that admire rashness. Think before you speak. Know your subject.


Beware of over-confidence; especially in matters of structure.