The architect George Franklin 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 born in DeKalb County, Illinois, to Lyman and Cornelia Spring Barber. He moved in with his sister, Olive, and her husband, William Barrett, when he was a little boy. He lived with them on their farm.