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Raymond Mathewson Hood

Raymond Mathewson Hood, American architect. Decorated Chevalier Order of Crown of Belgium. Member American Institute Architects.


  • Hood, Raymond Mathewson was born on March 29, 1881 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, United States. Son of John Parmenter and Vella (Mathewson) Hood.

  • Education

    • Student Brown U., 1898-1899. Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1903. Architecte Diplome par le Gouvernement Français, École, des Beaux Arts, Paris, France, 1911.

      Honorary Master of Arts, Brown U.


    • Began practice in New York City, 1914.


    Member American Institute Architects.


    • Married Elsie E. Schmidt, October 25, 1920. Children: Raymond, Trientje, Richard.
    • father: John Parmenter Hood
    • mother: Vella (Mathewson) Hood
    • spouse: Elsie E. Schmidt
    • children: Raymond Hood
    • Trientje Hood
    • Richard Hood
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    Died August 14, 1934
    (aged 53)