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Frederick Augustus Godley

Frederick Augustus Godley, American architect, educator. member architectural firm Godley & Haskell, 1915-1918; member firm Godley & Sedgwick, 1918-1924, Raymond Hood, Godley & Fouilhoux, 1924-1929; (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects; member Society Beaux Arts Architects, Century Association Zeta Psi.

Background

  • Godley, Frederick Augustus was born on June 10, 1886 in Jersey City. Son of William Disborough and Elizabeth (McMurtrie) Godley.

  • Education

    • Graduate Hotchkiss School, 1904. Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1908, A.M., 1942. Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1910.

      Diploma School Fine Arts, Paris, 1913.

    Career

    • Associate Guy Lowell, 1913-1915. Member architectural firm Godley & Haskell, 1915-1918. Associate with United States Housing Corporation, 1917-1918.

      Member firm Godley & Sedgwick, 1918-1924, Raymond Hood, Godley & Fouilhoux, 1924-1929. Practiced alone since 1929. Now retired Professor architectural design Yale, since 1932, master of Timothy Dwight since 1942.

      Chairman educational committee Beaux Institute Design, 1914-1917. Member of advisory board Architectural School Princeton, 1920-1928. Member planning board City of Rye, 1926-1940.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member architectural firm Godley & Haskell, 1915-1918. Member firm Godley & Sedgwick, 1918-1924, Raymond Hood, Godley & Fouilhoux, 1924-1929. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects.

    Member Society Beaux Arts Architects, Century Association Zeta Psi. Clubs: University, Elihu, Aurelian, Elizabethan.

    Connections

    • Married Anne C. W. Franchot, October 28, 1916. Children: George McM., Frederich A., Anne F., Elizabeth McM. (deceased).
    • father: William Disborough Godley
    • mother: Elizabeth (McMurtrie) Godley
    • spouse: Anne C. W. Franchot
    • children: George McM. Godley
    • Frederich A. Godley
    • Anne F. Godley
    • Elizabeth McM. Godley (deceased)
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    Born June 10, 1886
    Died February, 1961
    (aged 74)
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