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Henry Sargent Codman in The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America

By Erik Larson

Henry Sargent Codman

Codman's a member of Olmsted's architectural firm, a talented young landscape architect who quickly becomes one of Olmstead's most trusted confidants. He dies of appendicitis before construction of the fair is complete. Bummer.