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.