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Henry Forbes Bigelow

Henry Forbes Bigelow, American architect. Fellow American Institute Architects.


  • Bigelow, Henry Forbes was born on May 12, 1867 in Clinton, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Henry Nelson and Clarissa Nichols (Forbes) B.: preparatory education St. Mark’s School, Southboro, Massachusetts, 1880-1884.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Architecture, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1888.


    • June 1, 1912. Practiced in Boston, since 1888. Member Bigelow & Wadsworth. Architect: St. Mark’s School, Southboro, Massachusetts.

      Shawmut National Bank Building, Tremont Building, Hotel Touraine, Boston. Residences of Robert Saltonstall, of Milton, Massachusetts, J. J. Storrow, Lincoln, Massachusetts, etc. Trustee Boston Museum of Fine Arts, St. Mark’s School.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Fellow American Institute Architects.


    • Married Eliza Frothingham Davis, October 14, 1896 (died 1907). Married second, Susan Thayer.
    • father: Henry Nelson B.:
    • mother: Clarissa Nichols (Forbes) B.:
    • spouses: Eliza Frothingham Davis
    • Susan Thayer.
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    Died August 12, 1929
    (aged 62)