Turner, Edward



Turner, Edward


Edward Turner was a master builder elected to the Carpenters'Company in 1831. He served as a warden of the Company and two terms on the Managing Committee. In the 1830 City Directory Turner was listed at Paschall's Alley. He died in 1852.

Biography from the Philadelphia Architects and Buildings, a project of the Athenaeum of Philadelphia. Written by Tom Stokes.

Member Number


Last Name


First Name


Deceased Date


Date Elected


Office Held

Warden, 1839-41

Committee Membership

Managing Committee, 1841-43,45-47

Business Address

Paschall's Alley (CD) (1830)


City Records D.S.B. book #338; filed Sept. 23, 1817; satisfied Sept.8, 1818 Benjamin Robbins and Edward Turner in business under the firm of Robbins & Turner vs. Samuel Burr. Claim for $205 against two certain frame houses situate in a certain alley running north from Poplar lane between Budd and Front streets in the incorporated part of the Northern Liberties in the county of Philadelphia, for carpenters work and materials. --------------------- City Directory - 1830 - Edward, house carpenter shop, Paschall's Alley. 1835 - Edward, house carpenter, Callowhill above 7th. 1845 - Edward, carpenter, 259 Callowhill. 1850 - Edward, carpenter, Franklin above Brown. Bus. Dir. (APS) 1860, pg. 1024: Turner & Brown, Elbow Lane, carpenter See "Turner's First Century," by Donald E. Wolf Turner Construction Company, copyright 2000 National Sales & Marketing Department 375 Hudson St., NY, NY 10014 Published by Greenwich Publishing Co., Lyme, CT 448 pages; illustrated with project photographs. In Library, two copies of above book, one with photographs of Turner's First Century. In Library E/C1/TS3.

Grantor Records Notes

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