Price, Jacob S.



Price, Jacob S.


Jacob S. Price was a master builder of Philadelphia elected to the Carpenters' Company of Philadelphia in 1844. Price was elected as a Company Warden in 1878 and served a two year term. He also served on the Managing Committee from 1881-83. In the 1854 City Directory, Price's home was listed at 98 South 12th street and his shop at 11th street above Shippen street. Price was marked deceased in 1884.

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

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Office Held

Warden, 1878-80

Committee Membership

Managing Committee, 1881-83

Business Address

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Carpenters' Co. Minutes-1884-428 Jacob S. Price placed on list of annuitants. ----------------------- City Directory - 1845 - Jacob, carpenter, 11th above Shippen. 1854 - Jacob S., carpenter 98 S. 12th; shop 11th above Shippen. ------------------------ City Records D.C. Liens book #407; filed August 1,1861; satisfied August 20,1861 (with his signature) Jacob S. Price vs. Enoch H. Beans. Claim for $555.54 for work and materials against two 2 1/2 story brick houses situate on the southwest corner of 35th and Grape street (late Mantua), the lots of ground each 22 feet 6 inches front by 100 feet deep, apportioned. ---------------------- Copy of Mr. Price's billhead with a note, dated October 1873, to the Company is found on Microfilm #10 at the APS; billhead gives his "shop address" as 308 South 12th Street, the "residence" as 762 South 15th Street ---------------------- City Directory - 1850 - Jacob S., carpenter, 11th above Shippen. (Name in capitals, first directory where this practice is noted; probably at extra expense to advertiser.) Bus. Dir. (APS) 1878, pg. 165: Jacob S. Price, 308 S. 12th, carpenter