George Franklin Barber’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

July 31, 1854

Death Date

February 17, 1915

Age of Death

60 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Knoxville, Tennessee, United States



The architect George Franklin Barber died at the age of 60. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Residential architect who marketed his domestic designs through mail-order catalogs; dominated the late Victorian era within the United States. His designs peppered the entire country–all 50 states–and could also be seen in Japan and the Philippines.

He was a mostly self-taught architect who co- founded a contracting and building firm with his brother. His business took off with the publication of a nationwide catalogue offering 59 different building designs. His business eventually employed more than 50 people who handled orders from the U.S. and overseas.

His ingenuity was granted a permanent place in history when the National Register of Historic Places included more than 48 of his houses in their listings.