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Edward James Mathews

Edward James Mathews, American architect. Member New York Horticultural Society (directory); Served with United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1945.

Background

  • Mathews, Edward James was born on January 27, 1903 in New York City. Son of Wilbur Knox and Currie (Duke) Mathews.

  • Education

    • Student Yale Architectural School, 1924-1925.

    Career

    • 1 son, Harry Burchell. With Bertram G. Goodhue, architect, New York City, 1919-1923. Designer Rockefeller Center Architects, 1929-1930.

      Individual practice, 1931-1941. Member special panel to prepare charter provision New York City Planning Commission, 1933. Member board New York Regional Plan Committee, 1935-1941.

      General partner Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, architects, New York City, 1953-1966. Charge planning studies lower Manhattan, Morningside and Midtown areas, New York City. Associate buildings for Connecticut General Life Insurance Company, Chase Manhattan Bank, New York City, Marine Midland Bank, New York City, International Business Machines Corporation headquarters building, Armonk, New York, Library and Museum for Performing Arts, Lincoln Center, also Hunts Point Terminal Market.

    Membership

    Member New York Horticultural Society (directory). Served with United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1945. Clubs: Century Association, Knickerbocker (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Mary Burchell, May 29, 1929.
    • father: Wilbur Knox Mathews
    • mother: Currie (Duke) Mathews
    • spouse: Mary Burchell
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    Born January 27, 1903
    Died March 28, 1980
    (aged 77)
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