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Ernest Hjalmar Fougner

Ernest Hjalmar Fougner, American architect. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (life; member New Jersey (life.

Background

  • Fougner, Ernest Hjalmar was born on August 20, 1880 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Albert Cato and Mathilde (Selmer) Fougner.

  • Education

    • Graduate Godefroy Preparatory School of Architecture, Paris, France, 1906. Student Ecole des Beaux Arts, and Ecole des Arts Decoratifs, Paris, France, 1906-1909.

    Career

    • Began practice of architecture in Newark, 1910. Teacher architecture Newark School of Fine Arts, 1927. Patron Beaux Arts Institute Design, New York City, 1929.

      Founded Atelier Fougner, preparatory school of architecture, 1925, discontinued during World World War II. Practice of architecture, 1953-1967. Secretary-director New Jersey State Board Architects, 1953-1956, retired.

    Membership

    Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (life. Member New Jersey (life.

    Connections

    • Married Mildred Bailey, June 3, 1916.
    • father: Albert Cato Fougner
    • mother: Mathilde (Selmer) Fougner
    • spouse: Mildred Bailey
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    Born August 20, 1880
    Died June 17, 1967
    (aged 86)
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