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Robert Day Andrews

Robert Day Andrews, American architect. member Andrews & Jaques, 1884-1890, Andrews, Jaques & Rantoul, 1890-1917, then Andrews, Jones, Biscoe & Whitmore. Architect for new wings of Bulfinch State House, Boston, and for restoration of Bulfinch State House, Hartford, Connecticut, 1913-1917.

Background

  • Andrews, Robert Day was born on March 5, 1857 in Hartford, Connecticut, United States. Son of Samuel James and Catharine Augusta (Day) Andrews.

  • Education

    • Graduate Hartford High School, 1874. Special course architecture Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1875-1876. Traveled abroad as student, 1884.

      Honorary Master of Arts, Colorado College, 1901.

    Career

    • Senior member Andrews & Jaques, 1884-1890, Andrews, Jaques & Rantoul, 1890-1917, then Andrews, Jones, Biscoe & Whitmore. Architect for new wings of Bulfinch State House, Boston, and for restoration of Bulfinch State House, Hartford, Connecticut, 1913-1917. Author of inscription, “Obedience to Law Is Liberty,” upon court houses of Worcester and Cleveland.

      Home: Boston, Massachusetts Deceased.

    Works

    • Author of inscription, “Obedience to Law Is Liberty,” upon court houses of Worcester and Cleveland.

    Membership

    Member Andrews & Jaques, 1884-1890, Andrews, Jaques & Rantoul, 1890-1917, then Andrews, Jones, Biscoe & Whitmore. Architect for new wings of Bulfinch State House, Boston, and for restoration of Bulfinch State House, Hartford, Connecticut, 1913-1917.

    Connections

    • Married Elisabeth Seaman, April. Children: Robert Engs (deceased), Katharine Day (Mistress.
    • father: Samuel James Andrews
    • mother: Catharine Augusta (Day) Andrews
    • spouse: Elisabeth Seaman
    • children: Robert Engs Andrews (deceased)
    • Katharine Day (Mrs Andrews
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