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Mellen Clark Greeley

Mellen Clark Greeley, American architect.

Background

  • Greeley, Mellen Clark was born on February 14, 1880 in Jacksonville, Florida, United States. Son of Jonathan Clark and Leonora (Keep) Greeley.

  • Education

    • Student Lawrenceville (New Jersey) School, 1893-1897.

    Career

    • Studied in architectural offices in Jacksonville (Florida) and New York City, 1901-1909. Private practice under own name, Jacksonville, from 1909. Among clients are United States Treasury Department (remodeled United States Post Office and Custom House, St. Augustine, Florida), Federal Public Housing Administration, State of Florida, several counties in Florida, City of Jacksonville, Church of Good Shepherd, Jacksonville (with J.W.C. Corbusiev, Cleveland, O.) Woman’s Club of Jacksonville and others.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Served with 3rd United States Volunteer Engineers with service in Cuba, Spanish-American War, 1898-1899. Member Florida National Guard, 1899 to 1910, captain Question Manager Corps, 1918-1919. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (charter.

    Member board supervising architects Florida Hotel Commission, 1928-1938. Member Florida state board of architecture, (secretary-treasurer from 1923), Jacksonville planning advisory board (secretary-treasurer 1928-1947).

    Connections

    • Married Alice Driggs Seeley, June 23, 1904. Children: Barbara (Mistress.
    • father: Jonathan Clark Greeley
    • mother: Leonora (Keep) Greeley
    • spouse: Alice Driggs Seeley
    • child: Barbara (Mrs Greeley
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    Born February 14, 1880
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