J. J. Flanders Dies at Home in Glencoe
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 May 1914, p. 1

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John J. Flanders, a well known resident of the north shore, died in the family home, [unclear] Sheridan road, Glencoe, Wednesday of typhoid fever. He had been ill for two weeks. He was [unclear] years old. Funeral services were held in the home Friday. The burial was in Oakwoods cemetery. Mr. Flanders was an architect and builder for many homes in Chicago. He gained distinction as being the first supervising architect to use caissons as foundations for large buildings and skyscrapers. During the two terms of Mayor Carter Harrison, Sr. in Chicago he served as architect for the board of education of Chicago. He was born in Chicago and was a prominent clubman. He was a member of the Iroquois Club. Old Settlers' Club, Chicago Athletic association, and was also a prominent Mason.

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J. J. Flanders Dies at Home in Glencoe