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Jacques Andre Fouilhoux

Jacques Andre Fouilhoux, French architect. Decorated Chevalier de la Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur’ Honneur, 1939. Served as captain and major Field Artillery, United States Army, 1917-1919; Member American Institute Architects, Architl. League of New York, American Society Civil Engineers.

Background

  • Fouilhoux, Jacques Andre was born on September 27, 1879 in Paris, France. Son of Jean Baptiste and Leonie Gasparine (d’Etcheverry) Fouilhoux.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Philosophy, Sorbonne, Paris, 1898. C.E., Mechanical Engineering, École Centrale des Arts et Manufactures, Paris, 1901.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Anita Clark (Mistress Isaac Hayne Houston). Came to the United States, 1904, naturalized, 1913. With Baltimore Ferro Concrete Company, 1904-1907.

      Member Whitehouse & Fouilhoux, architects, Portland, Oregon, 1908-1917. Architect, office of Albert Kann, Detroit, 1919. Associate with Raymond M. Hood, architect, New York, 1920-1934.

      Member Hood & Fouilhoux, 1927-1934. Member W. K. Harrison & J. A. Fouilhoux, 1935-1941. Member Harrison, Fouilhoux & Abramovitz since 1941.

      Works: News Building, New York City (associate with Raymond M. Hood and John Mead Howells). McGraw-Hill Building, New York City (associate with Raymond Hood). Addition to American Radiator Building, New York City.

      One of 3 firms of architects of Rockefeller Center, New York. Theme Building New York World’s Fair (associate with Wallace K. Harrison). Now engaged in defense work, Naval Base, Canal Zone.

      Treasurer and trustee Beaux Art Institute of Design. Chairman advisory council Art Schools of Cooper Union. Visiting critic Schools of Architecture, Columbia University.

      Trustee French Benevolent Society. Vice-president French Hospital. Member, board of managers Lincoln Hall.

      Member board trustees St. Vincent de Paul Institute. President New York Building Congress.

    Works

    • Works: News Building, New York City (associate with Raymond M. Hood and John Mead Howells). McGraw-Hill Building, New York City (associate with Raymond Hood). Addition to American Radiator Building, New York City.

      One of 3 firms of architects of Rockefeller Center, New York. Theme Building New York World’s Fair (associate with Wallace K. Harrison). Now engaged in defense work, Naval Base, Canal Zone.

      Treasurer and trustee Beaux Art Institute of Design. Chairman advisory council Art Schools of Cooper Union. Visiting critic Schools of Architecture, Columbia University.

      Trustee French Benevolent Society. Vice-president French Hospital. Member, board of managers Lincoln Hall.

      Member board trustees St. Vincent de Paul Institute. President New York Building Congress.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Served as captain and major Field Artillery, United States Army, 1917-1919. Member American Institute Architects, Architl. League of New York, American Society Civil Engineers.

    Clubs: Baltusrol Golf (Short Hills, New Jersey).

    Connections

    • Married Jean Butler Clark, July 8, 1908.
    • father: Jean Baptiste Fouilhoux
    • mother: Leonie Gasparine (d’Etcheverry) Fouilhoux
    • spouse: Jean Butler Clark
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    Born September 27, 1879
    Died June 20, 1945
    (aged 65)
    Nationality

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