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William Henry Gompert

William Henry Gompert, American architect. Member American Institute Architects (member of New York chapter; member of the board of Municipal Art Society, American Artists Professional League, Henry Bacon Memorial Foundation, Architects Emergency Committee; Mason. Architect for buildings in New York and vicinity aggregating upward of $200,000,000.

Background

  • Gompert, William Henry was born on June 10, 1875 in New York City. Son of Christian and Catherine Gompert.

  • Education

    • Studied Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, 1892.

    Career

    • Began practice at New York City, 1906. Architect and superintendent school buildings, Board of Education, New York City, 1923-1928. Architect of Pullman Building, Cuyler Building, Burrell Building and Embassy Hotel, Theodore Roosevelt High School, New York Teachers Training College, DeWitt Clinton High School (all of New York City) and 170 high and grade school buildings and many residences, banks, churches, amusement structures.

      Architect Empire City Race Track. Associate architect United States Marine Hospital, Stapleton, S.I. Lincoln Baths, Saratoga Springs.

      Consulting architect New York County Court House. Architect of first health center of New York City.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member American Institute Architects (member of New York chapter. Member of the board of Municipal Art Society, American Artists Professional League, Henry Bacon Memorial Foundation, Architects Emergency Committee. Mason. Architect for buildings in New York and vicinity aggregating upward of $200,000,000.

    Connections

    • father: Christian Gompert
    • mother: Catherine Gompert
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    Born June 10, 1875
    Died March 19, 1946
    (aged 70)
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