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Male, US, born 1871-10-10, died 1938-04-15

Associated with the firms network

Carrere and Hastings, Architects; Taylor and Wenderoth, Architects; United States Government, Department of the Treasury, Office of the Supervising Architect, Wenderoth, Oscar

Professional History


Draftsman, Theophilus Parson Chandler, Architect, Philadelphia, PA.

Draftsman, Cope and Stewardson, Architects, Philadelphia, PA.

Draftsman, William L. Price, Architect, Philadelphia, PA.

Draftsman, Frank Miles Day, Architects, Philadelphia, PA.

Draftsman, Lindley Johnson, Architect, Philadelphia, PA.

Draftsman, Kennedy Hays and Kelsey, Architects, Philadelphia, PA.

Draftsman, Office of the Supervising Architect of the U.S. Treasury, Washington, DC, 1897-c. 1904.

Assistant Superintendent of Construction, U.S. Mint, Philadelphia, PA, c. 1904.

Head Draftsman, Superintendent of the House and Senate Office Buildings, Washington, DC, 08/1904-1909.

Designer, Carrère and Hastings, Architects, New York, NY, 1909-1912.

Supervising Architect, United States Treasury Department, Washington, D.C., 06/1912-06/1915.

Designer, Weary and Alford Company, Chicago, IL, 1915-c. 1920; Wenderoth went blind in 1920.


Coursework, Franklin Institute Drawing School, 1888-1889; he took classes in freehand drawing at the Franklin Institute.


At his death in 1938, two sisters survived him: Mrs R.L. Golze and Mrs. F.W. Saunders;

Married Sara Robinson Keyser;

Oscar and Sara Wenderoth had two daughters: Mrs. R.J. Macomb and Hastings Wenderoth;

Member, Cosmos Club, Washington, DC; Member, T-Square Club, Philadelphia, PA; Wenderoth participated in T-Square Club activities c. 1896; Wenderoth resigned as the Supervising Architect of the United States Treasury after only 3 years of service. Henry and Elsie Rathburn Withey in "Biographical Dictionary of American Architects (Deceased)," (Los Angeles, CA: New Age Publishing Company, 1956), p. 644, mistakenly printed his death date as 04/11/1938.

Associated Locations

  • Philadelphia, PA (Architect's Birth)
    Philadelphia, PA

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PCAD id: 1530