Pacific Coast Architecture Database (PCAD)


Cahill, Bernard

ID: 1936
Full Name: Bernard Joseph Stanislaus Cahill
Occupation: Architect
Gender: M
Nationality: UK/US
Birth Date: 01/30/1866
Death Date: 10/04/1944
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Parents: Cahill's father was James Alban Cahill, his mother, Eliza Smith Cahill;
Relocation: Came to the US from London, England in 1888, and arrived in San Francisco, CA, shortly thereafter; he began an architectural practice in Oakland, CA, in 1891, and died in Alameda County, CA, at the age of 78;
Biographical Information: Education: Coursework, Ratcliffe College, University of London, London, UK, 1884; coursework, Kensington School of Art, London, UK, 1887;
Work History: Draftsman, George P. Aston and Louis S. Stone, Architects, San Francisco, CA, c. 1889-1891; Editor, American Builder Review, 1906-19??;
Miscellaneous: A website on San Francisco architecture noted: "Bernard Cahill was born in London, England on January 30, 1867," a date that clashes with the California Death Index record. See Acccessed 7/14/2006; Cahill was very interested in cartography, and was credited with inventing the butterfly map.
Countries: United Kingdom
United States
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