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Ralph Coolidge Henry

Ralph Coolidge Henry, American architect. Member American Institute Ar- C. Voss) Architectural Construction, 1925.

Background

  • Henry, Ralph Coolidge was born on January 10, 1875 in Amherst, Massachusetts, United States. Son of James Stone and Elikabeth Arvilla (Hills) Henry.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1896. Master of Science, 1897.

    Career

    • Began with McKim, Mead and White, New York City, 1897. Joined organization of Guy Lowell, Boston, 1902. Member firm Henry and Richmond (successors to Guy Lowell), 1927-1946.

      Firm architects for: Grosse Pointe (Michigan) Yacht Club. Grace Church and Hamilton School, Newton, Massachusetts. Dana Hall Auditorium, Wellesley, Massachusetts.

      Massachusetts School of Art and N.E. Trust Company Building, Boston, Morse Memorial Science Building, Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts. John Wingate Weeks Junior High School, Newton, Massachusetts. Estate of Charles Sprague Sargent, Brookline, Massachusetts.

      Residences of Mistress John Lowell, Chestnut Hill. Francis B. Crowninshield, Boca Grande. Russell G. Hemenway, Wolfeboro, N.H.

      Stoneham Pumping Station. Braintree Pumping Station. Frank Carr School, Newton, Massachusetts.

      Knowles Apts., Newton. Kilburn House, West Newton. Reginald Washburn, North Haven, Maine.

      Chilton Club, Boston. Library Building, swimming pool (latter with Harry Gulesian) of Babson Institute Wellesley. Willard Rice House, Dennisport, Massachusetts.

      Pumping stations at Greenfield and Reading, Massachusetts, Keene, N.H., Durham, N.H., Farmington, N.H. and Westerly, Rhode Island. Residences for Henry L. Whitney, Milton, Massachusetts, and Honorary William B. Baker, Newton, Massachusetts. Federal-aided housing project for Boston Housing Authority, South Boston.

      Enlargement Boston Museum Fine Arts. Walton Restaurants (Boston). Eastern Nazarene College (Quincy, Massachusetts).

      Architectural consultants Weston and Sampson, sanitary engrs., Boston. Conductor research Boston Traffic and Parking, American railway design, Area-Motive transportation, nuclear energy. With Emergency Fleet Corporation, architects.

    Works

    • Author: (with Walter Squantum, Massachusetts, World War.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Conglist

    Membership

    Member American Institute Ar- C. Voss) Architectural Construction, 1925.

    Connections

    • Married Frances Stanton Cumming, January 29, 1902. Children: Beatrice (deceased), Elizabeah, Margaret.
    • father: James Stone Henry
    • mother: Elikabeth Arvilla (Hills) Henry
    • spouse: Frances Stanton Cumming
    • children: Beatrice Henry (deceased)
    • Elizabeah Henry
    • Margaret Henry
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