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Francis Ward Chandler

Francis Ward Chandler, American architect. member American International Assurance; member board Art Commissioners City of Boston, 1898-1908.

Background

  • Chandler, Francis Ward was born on September 30, 1844 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Samuel Ward Chandler.

  • Education

    • Graduate Lancaster Academy, Massachusetts, 1861. Private 53d Massachusetts Vols., 1862-1863. Studied architecture.

    Career

    • With Messrs. Ware & Van Brunt, architects, Boston, 1864-1867. Student in Paris, 1867-1869. Assistant in architectural department, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1869-1870.

      Assistant architect Treasury Department, Washington, 1871-1874. In partnership with E. C. Cabot, Boston, 1874-1888. Professor architecture, 1888-1911, Massachusetts Institute Technology.

      Professor emeritus, 1911. Honorary member American International Assurance. Member board Art Commissioners City of Boston, 1898-1908.

      Advisory architect to mayor of Boston, 1896-1900. Author: Construction Details, prepared for the use of the students of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1892. Notes on Limes, Cements.

      Mortars and Concretes, 1892. Home: Boston.

    Works

    • Author: Construction Details, prepared for the use of the students of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1892. Notes on Limes, Cements. Mortars and Concretes, 1892.

    Membership

    Member American International Assurance. Member board Art Commissioners City of Boston, 1898-1908.

    Connections

    • Married Alice Daland, October 12, 1882.
    • father: Samuel Ward Chandler. Chandler
    • spouse: Alice Daland
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    Born September 30, 1844
    Died September 8, 1926
    (aged 81)
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