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Henry Snyder Kissam

Henry Snyder Kissam, American architect. Member Kissam & Morris, Tacoma, Washington, 1888-1892; member Valentine & Kissam, 1912-1916, then alone. Executor Estate of Benjamin A. Kissam.

Background

  • Kissam, Henry Snyder was born on February 22, 1866 in New York City. Son of Benjamin Adrian and Sara A. (Snyder) Kissam.

  • Education

    • Matriculated College City of New York, 1881, but withdrew. Studied under private tutor, 1881-1882. Bachelor of Philosophy in Architecture, School of Mines (Columbia), 1886.

      Studied in Paris, France, 1886, 1887.

    Career

    • Member Kissam & Morris, Tacoma, Washington, 1888-1892. N.E. manager at New Haven, Connecticut, for Cady, Berg & See, architects, New York, 1893-1894. General manager for Ernest Flagg, New York, 1895-1899.

      Supervising architect Buffalo Exposition, 1899-1900. Practiced, New York, since 1900. Member Valentine & Kissam, 1912-1916, then alone.

      Executor Estate of Benjamin A. Kissam. Administrator Estate of Colonel Henry D. H. Snyder.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Kissam & Morris, Tacoma, Washington, 1888-1892. Member Valentine & Kissam, 1912-1916, then alone. Executor Estate of Benjamin A. Kissam.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Margaret Murray, of Paris, Ontario, September 4, 1907.
    • father: Benjamin Adrian Kissam
    • mother: Sara A. (Snyder) Kissam
    • spouse: Mary Margaret Murray
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    Born February 22, 1866
    Died December 26, 1930
    (aged 64)
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