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Edward Wilton Donn

Edward Wilton Donn, American architect. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (director also Chairman of the Board of examiners); member Architecture Institute America, American Federal Arts, Washington Society Fine Arts, Zeta Psi.; Mason.

Background

  • Donn, Edward Wilton was born on April 2, 1868 in Washington, District of Columbia. Son of Edward W. and Laura (Gardner) Donn.

  • Education

    • Student Cornell Univercity, 1892.

    Career

    • Chief designer in office of architect of the treasury, Washington, 1900-1903. Member Wood, Donn & Deming, Washington, 1903-1912, Donn & Deming, 1912-1924, Edward W. Donn, Junior, since 1924. Director Northern Market Company Architect for restoration and rehabilitation of “Wakefield,” birthplace of George Washington, also architect for “Kenmore,” home of Betty Washington, Fredericksburg, Virginia, also Woodlawn Mansion, Virginia, also Terminal buildings at Mount Vernon Gate, President Board Examiners and Registrars of Architects, District of Columbia.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (director also Chairman of the Board of examiners). Member Architecture Institute America, American Federal Arts, Washington Society Fine Arts, Zeta Psi. Mason.; Clubs: Metropolitan, Arts (director), Chevy Chase, Racquet (Washington) City (New York).

    Connections

    • father: Edward W. Donn
    • mother: Laura (Gardner) Donn
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    Died 1953
    (aged 84)
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