Name: Emma Kennett
Date of Birth / Location: February 9, 1891 / Illinois
Date of Death / Location: June 13, 1985 / Santa Barbara, California
Firms and Partnerships Kennett Construction Company, 1923 - ca. 1952 Kennett Realty Company, ca. 1952 - 1960. Kennett designed all of her own buildings, assisted only by with local architects including Arthur C. Buckett and Herbert J. Richter to ensure the technical details were correct. As for a contractor, Kennett partnered with one of the first African American contractors in the city, Joseph Frederick Rousseau.
Primary Field: Builder, Developer
- Designed over eighty buildings in the Jarvis-Ridge-Howard area. See " Emma Kennett Known Work History as of August 18, 2021" in the "Additional Information" section below.