Pacific Coast Architecture Database (PCAD)


Krafft, Julius

ID: 1921
Full Name: Julius E. Krafft
Occupation: Architect
Gender: M
Birth Date: 11/11/1855
Death Date: 1937
Family: Relocation: Born in Leonberg, Wurttemburg, Germany, Krafft. according to a US Passport Application of 07/23/1894, came to the US from Bremen, Germany aboard the S.S. America, 10/06/1872. He stayed in New York, NY, and Chicago, IL, before settling in San Francisco, CA, on 04/18/1879.
Biographical Information: Work History: Principal, Julius E. Krafft, Architect, San Francisco, CA; Partner, Julius E. Krafft and Sons, Architects, San Francisco, CA, c. 1905-1920;
Miscellaneous: Krafft's name was often misspelled as "Kraft." In the 06/1908 masthead of the Architect and Engineer of California, a "Julius E. Kraft" was listed as a Contributor. (See Architect and Engineer of California, 13:2, 06/1908, p. 78.) His US Passport Application of 1894 described him as being 5 feet, 8 inches tall, with a square forehead, brown eyes, "roman" nose, dark complexion, dark brown hair, and an oval face.
Countries: Germany
United States