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Henry Hornbostel

Henry Hornbostel, American architect. Served as major C.W.S., United States Army, World War I; (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects; member American Legion, Society Ecole des Beaux Arts (president 1915-1916).

Background

  • Hornbostel, Henry was born on August 15, 1867 in Brooklyn. Son of Edward and Johanna (Cassebeer) Hornbostel.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Columbia, 1891. Master of Arts (honorary), 1907. Student Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris, 1893-1897.

    Career

    • Architect, works include Carnegie Institute Technology, Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall (Pittsburgh), Ednl. Building, Albany, New York, city halls in Oakland, California, Wilmington, Delaware, Hartford, Connecticut, Pittsburgh, Memorial City Hall, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, general plans for Northwestern University, Harding Memorial Tomb, Rodef Scholan Synagogue, Pittsburgh, U. Pittsburgh, Hell Gate Bridge, New York, Queensborough Bridge, Emory University, Aluminum Research Building, Pittsburgh, and others. Professor architecture Columbia, also Carnegie Institute Technology.

    Membership

    Served as major C.W.S., United States Army, World War I. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects. Member American Legion, Society Ecole des Beaux Arts (president 1915-1916).

    Connections

    • Married Martha Armitage, 1899 (deceased).; married second, Mabelle Sylvester Weston, May 14, 1932. Children: Lloyd, Caleb.
    • father: Edward Hornbostel
    • mother: Johanna (Cassebeer) Hornbostel
    • spouses: Martha Armitage
    • Mabelle Sylvester Weston
    • children: Lloyd Hornbostel
    • Caleb Hornbostel
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    Born August 15, 1867
    Died December 13, 1961
    (aged 94)
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