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Eric Kebbon

Eric Kebbon, American architect. Served as captain and major in the Corps of Engineers, United States Army, 1917-1919. Received Certificate of Merit, New York State Association Architects.; (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects; member Society of America Military Engineers, Architectural League of New York, National Academy of Design, National Society Mural Painters, National Sculpture Society.

Background

  • Kebbon, Eric was born on June 6, 1890 in Brooklyn, New York, United States. Son of Gustave Adolph and Datie Louise (Eldridge) Kebbon.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Architecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1912.

    Career

    • Architect with John B. Freeman, 1912-1913, with Welles Bosworth, 1913-1917. Resident architect, new buildings for Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Junior partner with Welles Bosworth, 1919-1921.

      In private practice, 1921-1938. Consulting architect, United States Treasury Department, 1934-1935. Designed post office and court house, Tallahassee, Florida, and Greenville, South Carolina.

      Post offices in New York City, Poughkeepsie, Bronxville, Far Rockaway (all New York). Designed numerous educational buildings and country houses in various states. Architect in charge of design and construction of public schools, New York City Board of Education, 1938-1951.

      Resumed general practice, 1952. Associate of McKim Mead and White, 1956-1958.

    Membership

    Served as captain and major in the Corps of Engineers, United States Army, 1917-1919. Received Certificate of Merit, New York State Association Architects. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects.

    Member Society of America Military Engineers, Architectural League of New York, National Academy of Design, National Society Mural Painters, National Sculpture Society. Clubs: Century (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Jane Holmes Jutte, June 5, 1921. Children: Eric, Jane Fay.
    • father: Gustave Adolph Kebbon
    • mother: Datie Louise (Eldridge) Kebbon
    • spouse: Jane Holmes Jutte
    • children: Eric Kebbon
    • Jane Fay Kebbon
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    Born June 6, 1890
    Died April 18, 1964
    (aged 73)
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