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Percival M. Sax, C. E.
Local ID #: SAX-PM
King, Moses. Philadelphia and Notable Philadelphians. New York: Blanchard Press, Isaac H. Blanchard Co., 1901., p. 86

Born: 4/5/1870

Born in Nashville, TN, the son of Julius and Florence (Exekiel) Sax, Percival M. Sax was educated at Vanderbilt University and Rensselaer Poytechnic Institute. By 1894 he had organized his own office in Philadelphia. Percival Sax worked as consulting engineer for Horace Trumbauer on the Free Library of Philadelphia building on Logan Circle. He redesigned the foundation and designed the steel frame in 1920 and 1921. He was also partner in the engineering firm of Sax & Abbott.

Written by Sandra L. Tatman.

Clubs and Membership Organizations

  • Engineers Club

School Affiliations

  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Vanderbilt University

 

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