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Robert Williams Gibson

Robert Williams Gibson, British architect. Mason.

Background

  • Gibson, Robert Williams was born on November 17, 1854 in Essex, England. Son of Samuel Lodwick and Eliza (Williams) Gibson.

  • Education

    • Educated at Ingress House Schools, Gravesend, England. Entered Royal Academy of Arts, 1875. Graduate at London, 1879.

    Career

    • Passed art. examination Royal Institute British Architects. Came to New York, 1881, and began practice. Retired; architect of Albany Cathedral, United States Trust Company’s Bank Clearing House, Greenwich Savings Bank, Coffee Exchange, Botanical Museum, New York.

      Bank buildings at Buffalo, Albany, Utica and Syracuse, New York, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Providence, Rhode Island, and elsewhere.

    Works

    • Author: The Morality of Nature—a Philosophy of Evolution, 1923.

    Membership

    Mason.

    Connections

    • Married Caroline J. Hammond, 1890. Children: Mistress.
    • father: Samuel Lodwick Gibson
    • mother: Eliza (Williams) Gibson
    • spouse: Caroline J. Hammond
    • child: Mrs Gibson
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    Born November 17, 1854
    Died August 17, 1927
    (aged 72)
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