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Walter Cook

Walter Cook, American architect. member of New York Art Commn; member jury for New York Public Library and for competition for University of Cal.

Background

  • Cook, Walter was born on July 23, 1846 in New York, New York, United States. Son of Edward and Catharine (Ireland) Cook.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1869, A.M., 1872. Studied at Royal Polytechnic School, Munich. École des Beaux Arts, Paris, returning to the United States, 1877.

    Career

    • In practice, New York, since 1877. Member of New York Art Commission, 1905-1907. Was member jury for New York Public Library and for competition for University of California.

      Consultant architect Board of Estimate and Apportionment, and of Court House Board, New York, A.N.A. Director American Institute Architects (president, 1912-1913). Home: New York, New York.

    Membership

    Member of New York Art Commn. Member jury for New York Public Library and for competition for University of Cal.

    Connections

    • Married Louise Sprague, February 25, 1900.
    • father: Edward Cook
    • mother: Catharine (Ireland) Cook
    • spouse: Louise Sprague
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    Born July 23, 1846
    Died March 25, 1916
    (aged 69)
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