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Albert Kelsey

Albert Kelsey, American architect. Decorated Commander of Isabella la Catolica by Alfonso XIII. member various town planning commissions; member of the board of directors Fairmount Park Art Association President Architectural League America, 1908-1909; member Architectural League of New York, Pennsylvania Association Architects (president 1916-1917), Numismatic Society.

Background

  • Kelsey, Albert was born on April 26, 1870 in St. Louis. Son of Albert Warren and Jeannette Garr (Washburn) Kelsey.

  • Education

    • Student of University Pennsylvania, 1896. Studied in Paris, 1897-1898 (traveling scholarship in architecture, University of Pennsylvania).

    Career

    • Practiced at Philadelphia, since 1894. Architect for the Model City, St. Louis, 1903. Designed plans for Pan-American buildings, at Washington, in association with Professor Cret.

      Carson College, buildings near Philadelphia. Sacred Heart Academy, Madison, Wisconsin. Etc.; Chairman of Commission of experts for construction of Philadelphia Parkway.

      Member various town planning commissions. An organizer Regional Planning Federal of Philadelphia Tri-State District. Architectural adviser Pan-American Union and director Columbus Memorial Lighthouse Competition, Santo Domingo.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member various town planning commissions. Member of the board of directors Fairmount Park Art Association President Architectural League America, 1908-1909. Member Architectural League of New York, Pennsylvania Association Architects (president 1916-1917), Numismatic Society.

    Clubs: Franklin Inn, T-Square, University (Philadelphia).

    Connections

    • Married Henrietta L. Allis, January 18, 1898.; married second, Mistress. Children: Albert Washburn, Charlotte Elizabeth, Charles Cashman.
    • father: Albert Warren Kelsey
    • mother: Jeannette Garr (Washburn) Kelsey
    • spouses: Henrietta L. Allis
    • Mistress
    • children: Albert Washburn Kelsey
    • Charlotte Elizabeth Kelsey
    • Charles Cashman Kelsey
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    Born April 26, 1870
    Died March 6, 1950
    (aged 79)
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