William Holabird

William Holabird bio

Birth Name: William Holabird

Occupation: Architect

Place Of Birth: New York

Date Of Birth: September 11, 1854

Date Of Death: July 19, 1923

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

William Holabird was born on the 11th of September, 1854. He was known for being a Architect. Associated with the Chicago School and known for his role in designing the first modern skyscrapers. He co-founded the firm, Holabird & Roche, with fellow architect Martin Roche in 1883. Among their most famous designs were the Gage Building and the Marquette Building.

William Holabird was born in New York. He spent a portion of his educational career at the United States Military Academy at West Point before resigning and relocating to Chicago. He was then hired by the architectural firm of William Le Baron Jenney, where he collaborated with the famed O.C. Simonds. He created the “Chicago window,” an architectural innovation involving seemingly all-glass building facades.

William Holabird was a Virgo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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William Holabird was born in 1850s.

William Holabird is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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William Holabird’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on William Holabird’s parents.

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Personal Life

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William Holabird was born in the Year of the Tiger.

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REAL NAME: William Holabird
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: William Holabird was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: William Holabird was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: William Holabird had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

William Holabird’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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