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Lewis Augustus Jr. Coffin

Lewis Augustus Jr. Coffin, American architect. Recipient medals of Merit, Society Beaux Arts Architects, 1913, 14.

Background

  • Coffin, Lewis Augustus Jr. was born on July 21, 1892 in New York City. Son of Lewis A. and Grace (Geer) Coffin.

  • Education

    • Graduate Choate School, 1908. Bachelor of Arts, Columbia, 1912, graduate Architectural School, 1914.

    Career

    • Served to captain Field Artillery, United States Army, World War I. Advertising Educational Foundation in France.

    Works

    • Author: Small French Buildings, 1921. Colonial Houses, 1919. The Fog Boat, 1957.

    Membership

    Served to captain Field Artillery, United States Army, World War I. Member Delta Phi.; Club: Union (New York City). Principal works include: office building, 232 E. 33d St., Doctors office building, 150 E. 54th St. (both New York City), various buildings Choate School, Wallingford, Connecticut, Military Park Building, Newark, New Jersey, Helen Hartley Geer Memorial Gateway, Barnard College, New York City.

    Connections

    • Married Lois G. Smith, October 6, 1925. Children: Joan Emory (Mistress.
    • father: Lewis A. Coffin
    • mother: Grace (Geer) Coffin
    • spouse: Lois G. Smith
    • child: Joan Emory (Mrs Coffin
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    Born July 21, 1892
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