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John Taylor Egan

John Taylor Egan, American architect, ex-government official. member Holden, Egan, Wilson and Corser, architects and planners, from 1954.; Served United States Army Air Force, 1918.; Member American International Assurance.

Background

  • Egan, John Taylor was born on November 27, 1890 in New York City. Son of John Joseph and Mary (Godley) Egan.

  • Education

    • Educated Columbia School of Architecture, 1910-1914.

    Career

    • General practice of architecture with New York architects, 1914-1918, 19-22. Registered architect, New York State, 1922. Private practice in architecture, 1922-1935.

      Senior architect, Farm Security Administration, 1935-1938. Principal housing project planner, United States Housing Authority, 1938-1939. Regional director for New York, Federal Public Housing Authority (formerly United States Housing Authority), 1939-1944, assistant commissioner for project management, 1944-1947.

      Assistant commissioner for program operations, Public Housing Administration (formerly Federal Public Housing Authority), 1947, commissioner, 1948-1953. Member Holden, Egan, Wilson and Corser, architects and planners, from 1954.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member Holden, Egan, Wilson and Corser, architects and planners, from 1954. Served United States Army Air Force, 1918. Member American International Assurance.

    Connections

    • Married Alma Murphy, June 1, 1927. Children: Catherine, Adrian.
    • father: John Joseph Egan
    • mother: Mary (Godley) Egan
    • spouse: Alma Murphy
    • children: Catherine Egan
    • Adrian Egan
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    Born November 27, 1890
    Died July 13, 1978
    (aged 87)
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