Jens Jensen Soundex Code J525
Jens Jensen, landscape architect;
Wikipedia page for Jens Jensen,
born in: Denmark, on September 13, 1860;
son of: Christian Jensen and Magdalen Sofia Jensen, nee: Magdalen Sofia Petersen
education: Agricultural College, Jutland, Denmark; made further studies in agriculture and horticulture, at Copenhagen, Denmark, and later at Berlin, Germany and Hanover, Germany;
married: Anne M. Jensen, nee: Anne M. Hansen, of Denmark, 1874;
children: Edward C. Jensen, Magdalen S. Jensen, Katherina Jensen, now (Mrs. Edison Wheeler), Edith D. Jensen.
Came to U.S., 1884;
Superintendent Union Park and other small city parks, of the West Division Park System, Chicago, 1890-4;
Superintendent Humboldt Park, 1894-1900,
landscape architect and general superintendent West Division Park System, 1906-9;
now consulting landscape architect West Division Park System.
President: Friends of Our Native Landscape; governing member of Art Institute of Chicago, (life); director Societyof Chicago; fellow American Geological Society, American Academy of Arts and Sciences (A.A.A.S.)
Clubs: City Club, Charter Member of the Cliff Dwellers Club.
Recreations: nature studies
Office: 64 E. Van Buren Street.
Home: 1220 W. Farwell Avenue, 1917, 1919.
Source: Book of Chicagoans, 1917; Source: Rogers Park Directory, 1919, page 40.