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Thursday, January 3, 1991 - Page updated at 12:00 AM

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J. Maurice Carroll, Top Midwest Architect

Chicago Tribune

J. Maurice Carroll, 93, an award-winning architect who designed more than 160 churches, schools and hospitals throughout the Midwest, died Monday in Delray Beach, Fla.

Mr. Carroll, who lived in Evanston, Ill., in the late 1960s and in the 1970s, designed the University of Notre Dame's Rockne Memorial building and an intramural athletic center. He designed LeMans Hall at St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, Ind.

He was vice president of the University of Notre Dame National Alumni Board in the 1960s.

Mr. Carroll twice won the American Institute of Architects medal for church design. The first time he won the award was in 1922 for his work as associate architect in the design of St. Vincent's Church, Kansas City, Mo. In 1947, he won the medal for the design of St. Peter's Church, Kansas City, Mo.

In Illinois, Mr. Carroll designed St. Agnes Church, in Hillsboro, among other works.

He graduated from the University of Notre Dame with an architecture degree in 1919 and was the founding partner of the architectural firm Carroll and Dean in Kansas City. Later, from 1948 to 1967, he had his own firm, Maurice Carroll Architect in St. Louis.

Among his other works were St. Joseph's Academy, Frontenac, Mo.; major buildings for St. Mary College, Leavenworth, Kan.; and the mother house of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth in that city.

Mr. Carroll's survivors include his wife, two daughters and a

son.

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