Edgar J. Kaufmann
Edgar Jonas Kaufmann (November 1, 1885 – April 15, 1955) was an American businessman and philanthropist who owned and directed Kaufmann's Department Store, in Pittsburgh. He is also known for commissioning two modern architectural masterpieces, Fallingwater, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and the Kaufmann Desert House in Palm Springs, designed by Richard Neutra.
Edgar Jonas Kaufmann
November 1, 1885
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Died||April 15, 1955 69)(aged|
|Education||Shady Side Academy|
|Alma mater||Yale University|
|Known for||Owner of Kaufmann's and commissioner of Fallingwater|
|Children||Edgar Kaufmann, Jr.|