Born in England in 1833. By 1874 Laver had settled in San Francisco. He was the architect of the city hall which was destroyed in 1906. He died in Alameda, CA on March 27, 1898. Exh: Mechanics' Inst. (SF), 1874. In: CHS.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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