Louise Bethune, American architect.
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.
Graduate Buffalo High School, 1874. Studied architecture.
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.
Married Robert A. Bethune, December 10, 1881.
Professor Dalson W. Blanchard
Emma M. (Williams) Blanchard
Robert A. Bethune