Party affiliation: Republican
Review Mellish Irving Motte, of Boston, January 1, 1862. Began practice in Boston on own account, 1860. In 1864, with Charles A. Cummings, formed partnership of Cummings & Sears.
Work of firm in many cities of the United States, also South America and Hayti. Rebuilt cathedral at Cape Haitien, 1878 (originally erected by French architects, 1748-1774, destroyed by earthquake, 1842).
Born November 5, 1837