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Louise Bethune

Louise Bethune, American architect.

Background

  • Bethune, Louise was born on July 21, 1856 in at Waterloo, New York, United States. Daughter of Professor Dalson W. and Emma M. (Williams) Blanchard.

  • Education

    • Graduate Buffalo High School, 1874. Studied architecture.

    Career

    • Was a draughtsman, 1876-1881. Opened independent office, 1881, becoming the first woman architect in the United States. Practicing architecture with her husband, since 1881.

      Home: Buffalo, New York.

    Connections

    • Married Robert A. Bethune, December 10, 1881.
    • father: Professor Dalson W. Blanchard
    • mother: Emma M. (Williams) Blanchard
    • spouse: Robert A. Bethune
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    Born July 21, 1856
    Died December 18, 1913
    (aged 57)
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