Purcell, William

Purcell, William

(1880–1965)
Scottish-born American architect who, with partner George Grant Elmslie (1871–1952), helped establish the Prairie School style as applied to the many homes they designed. He had previously worked with Adler and Sullivan on the ornamentation for the Cage Building (1898) and the Carson Pirie Scott Store (1904), both in Chicago.
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Many leading British figures are buried there, including Isaac Newton, Charles Dickens, Geoffrey Chaucer, Samuel Johnson, Rudyard Kipling, Alfred Tennyson, Henry Purcell, William Wilberforce and Thomas Hardy.
AIRBUS: McGhee, Purcell, Williams, Futcher, Davies (A Thomas 66), Connelly, C Jones, Owen, McIntosh, L Jones (Dorman 65), Hughes (Watkin 81
AIRBUS: McGee; Connolly, Hopkins, Futcher, Davies, Sudlow, Jones, Owen, Leech, McIntosh, Hughes, Subs: Purcell, Williams, Watkin.