+++ HENRY IVES COBB was born August 19, 1859 in Brookline Ma to Albert Adams Cobb and Mary Russell Candler Cobb. (Henry's grandmother Augusta Adams Cobb had abandoned husband and children to marry Brigham Young) He studied at MIT and graduated Harvard in 1880. He travelled in Europe on the Grand Tour and returned home to practice with Peabody and Stearns.In 1881 he won the commission for the Union Club in Chicago. He relocated to Chicago in 1882 with partner Charles Sumner Frost (a co-worker at Peabody). He immediately gained prestigious commissions and consistent work, despite late 19th Century financial panic. Cobb relocated to New York in 1902. He died on March 27, 1931.