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Male, US, born 1889-11-01, died 1969-03

Associated with the firms network

Johnson and Kaufmann, Architects; Marston and Maybury, Architects; Marston, Van Pelt and Maybury, Architects


Professional History

Résumé

Draftsman, Marston and Van Pelt, Architects, Pasadena, CA, 1917. In 1917, Marston and Van Pelt rented an office in Room #600 of the Chamber of Commerce Building in Pasadena.

Edgar Maybury worked as the employee in charge of Reginald D. Johnson and Gordon B. Kaufmann's new office in Phoenix, AZ, in 1920.

Partner, Marston, Van Pelt and Maybury, Architects, Pasadena, CA.

Partner, Marston and Maybury, Architects, Pasadena, CA. c. 1930-1940.

In 1942, Maybury operated an office in Altadena, CA.

The Pasadena, California, City Directory, 1947, (p. 545), listed Maybury working as a "draftsman."

Architect, C.F. Braun and Company, Alhambra, CA, 1953. (See Pasadena, California, City Directory, 1953, p. 450.)

Education

College

Coursework, University of Washington, Seattle (UW), Seattle, WA, c. 1907-1910.

Personal

Relocation

Born in MN, Edgar Maybury resided with his father in Seattle, WA, in 1906. The Mayburys lived at 1526 Belmont Avenue in that year. (See R.L. Polk and Company's Seattle City Directory, 1906,p. 806)

He had moved to Southern CA, by at least 1916. He and his wife resided at 1899 Garfield Avenue in 1916 and 380 Dearborn Street in Pasadena, CA, on 06/05/1917, when he filled out his World War I draft registration card. (See Pasadena, California, City Directory, 1916, p. 265 andAncestry.com, Source Citation Registration State: California; Registration County: Los Angeles; Roll: 1531273; Draft Board: 2, accessed 07/20/2018.)

In 1920, he, his wife and newborn son, Allan, rented a house at 481 Van Wyck Street in Pasadena, CA. (See Ancestry.com, Source Citation Year: 1920; Census Place: Pasadena, Los Angeles, California; Roll: T625_117; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 510, accessed 07/20/2018.)

Edgar and Lucy Maybury lived at 1375 New York Avenue in Altadena, CA, from at least 1924 until 1943. (See Pasadena, California, City Directory, 1943, p. 437.) During at least some of that time, Edgar's mother, Effie Newell Maybury, lived with him. (See Pasadena, California, City Directory, 1940, p. 427.) (She was not listed as living with the family in the 1930 US Census, but was listed in that of 1940.) In 1930, this house was worth an estimated $18,500, substantially above the national average house price. The Marburys employed a maid, Emma Longtree, (born c. 1910 in MN).

Parents

His father was the architect Jefferson Nichols Maybury (1858-1928), who practiced in both Winona, MN, and Seattle, WA. In Seattle, Jefferson worked for the Seattle School Board, His mother was Effie Newell Maybury (1861-1941), who divorced her husband before 1912.

Spouse

He married Lucy Elizabeth Nichols Maybury.

Children

He and Lucy had a son, Allan Nichols Maybury (born 12/11/1919 in Los Angeles, CA) and a daughter, Marjorie Ellen Maybury Kellogg, (born c 1923 in Los Angeles, CA).

Marjorie married Ogden Ellis Kellogg, then in the US Marine Corps, in Alexandria, VA, on 01/13/1945. (See Ancestry.com, Source Citation Virginia Department of Health; Richmond, Virginia; Virginia Marriages, 1936-2014; Roll: 101168363, accessed 07/20/2018.)

Biographical Notes

His World War I draft registration card described Edgar Marston has being of medium height and slender build, with hazel eyes and dark hair. (See Ancestry.com, Source Citation Registration State: California; Registration County: Los Angeles; Roll: 1531273; Draft Board: 2, accessed 07/20/2018.)



Associated Locations

  • Pasadena, CA (Architect's Office)
    25 South Euclid Street
    Pasadena, CA

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PCAD id: 172


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