Basic Biographical Details

Name: James Ewing MacLaren
Designation: Architect
Born: September 1884
Died: 1940
Bio Notes: James Ewing MacLaren was born in September 1884, one of the twin sons of James Marjoribanks MacLaren, who was practising in London, and his wife Margaret. His father died in 1890 when he was only five years old, leaving him and four young siblings in the care of his mother. Record of the younger MacLaren's training is as yet lacking but it was probably with Dunn & Watson. He emigrated with his twin brother John Leslie MacLaren to South Carolina where he practised as an architect. He never married. He died in 1940.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 2London, EnglandBusiness   
Item 2 of 2South Carolina, United States of AmericaBusiness   

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1Dunn & Watsonc. 1899(?)c. 1904(?)ApprenticeUncertain


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 1Calder, Alan2003James MacLaren: Arts and Crafts Pioneer Donington: Shaun Tyasp156 (note 2)