John Van Brunt (1854-1924)


Van Brunt, John

Personal Information

Birth/Death:    b. 18 June 1854 – d. 05 March 1924 (source: Find A Grave Index online)
Occupation:    American architect
Location:    Kansas City, MO; San Antonio, TX

AIA Affiliation

Member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 1916-1922

Biographical Sources

Biographical Directories:
Entry in Henry F. Withey, A.I.A., and Elsie Rathburn Withey, Biographical Dictionary of American Architects (Deceased) (Los Angeles: New Age Publishing Company, 1956. Facsimile edition, Hennessey & Ingalls, Inc., 1970)
Newspaper obituary, "Funeral of John Van Brunt," Kansas City Star, 06 March 1924, p. 3.

Related Records

Brother and partner of Adriance Van Brunt
Partner of Ben J. Lubschez
Partner of Alfred W. Hertz

Archival Holdings

The American Institute of Architects Archives
      Membership file contains membership application, correspondence about dues and hardship, resignation. Eighteen members of the Kansas City Chapter resigned in 1922 over a disagreement with the national AIA about the competition for the Kansas City War Memorial.