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William Alciphron Boring

William Alciphron Boring, American architect. Member Municipal Art Commission, New York; (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (2d vice president; member and vlce-president New York Chapter); member first United States Council of Fine Arts: correspondent; member Society S.A.D.G. A.N.A.


  • Boring, William Alciphron was born on September 9, 1859 in Carlinville, Illinois, United States. Son of John Melvin and Mary Adeline (Bailey) Boring.

  • Education

    • Educated Blackburn College, Carlinville, University of Illinois, 1881-1883, Columbia University, 1886-1887. École des Beaux Arts, Paris, France, 1887-1890. Doctor of Letters from Columbia University.


    • Henry M. Kimball, October 23, 1894. Practiced as architect in Los Los Angeles California, 1883-1886. Built University of Southern California, hotels and schools.

      In practice in New York, since 1890. Member Boring & Tilton. Architect of the United States Immigrant Station, Ellis Island.

      Jacob Tome Institute. Port Deposit, Maryland., and many other public buildings in various parts of the United States Gold medal, Paris Exposition, 1900. Medal, Buffalo Exposition, 1901.

      St. Louis Exposition, 1904.


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Member Municipal Art Commission, New York. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (2d vice president. Member and vlce-president New York Chapter).

    Member first United States Council of Fine Arts: correspondent. Member Society S.A.D.G. A.N.A.


    • Married Florence, d.
    • father: John Melvin Boring
    • mother: Mary Adeline (Bailey) Boring
    • spouse: Florence
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    Born September 9, 1859
    Died March 5, 1937
    (aged 77)