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Donald Qualtrough Faragher

Donald Qualtrough Faragher, American architect. Recipient Lillian Fairchild award University Rochester, 1952; Arents medal Syracuse University, 1960; citation for Ellison Park Apts., Central New York chapter American International Assurance and New York State Association Architects, 1950; certificate of merit for outstanding design of Rochester E. High School, New York State Association Architects, 1958.


  • Faragher, Donald Qualtrough was born on April 11, 1906 in Rochester, New York, United States. Son of William Henry and Ella (Qualtrough) Faragher.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Architecture, Syracuse University, 1930.


    • Draughtsman, F.R. Scherer, Architect, Rochester, 1926-1933. Architect engrs. office City of Rochester, 1933-1934. Private practice, Rochester, 1934-1942, 45-71.

      Partner Faragher & Macomber, 1951-1971. Supervising architect Rochester-Monroe County Civic Center, 1954-1971, master plan Rochester Civic Center 1954-1971.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Presbyn


    Member Board Examiners Architects New York State, 1950-1959, president, 1954-1957. Member Building; (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (member of commission on education and research, director New York, trustee Foundation). Member New York State (president 1951-1952, director 1959-1961, chairman education committee 1953-1960), Association Architects, Rochester (president 1948-1950, chairman legislative committee 1959-1963), Society Architects, Rochester Engineering Society (president 1957-1958, director 1958-1961), American Society Testing Materials, Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Rochester Music Association, Syracuse University Architectural Alumni Association (president 1958), Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Sigma Upsilon Alpha.

    Clubs: Lake Placid (New York).


    • Married Harriet Miller Thistlethwaite, June 20, 1931. Children: Anthony Thistlethwaite, Rachel Qualtrough.
    • father: William Henry Faragher
    • mother: Ella (Qualtrough) Faragher
    • spouse: Harriet Miller Thistlethwaite
    • children: Anthony Thistlethwaite Faragher
    • Rachel Qualtrough Faragher
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    Died February 5, 1971
    (aged 64)