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Robert David Kohn

Robert David Kohn, American architect. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (president 1930-1932); member New York Chapter American International Assurance (president 1913), Beaux Arts Society.

Background

  • Kohn, Robert David was born on May 12, 1870 in Manhattan, New York, United States. Son of Theodore A. and Henriette (Frankfield) Kohn.

  • Education

    • Student College City of New York, 1884-1886. Bachelor of Philosophy in architecture, Columbia, 1890. École des Beaux Arts, Paris, 1891-1895.

    Career

    • Practiced in New York since 1895. Architect of New York Evening Post Building, Ethical Culture Meeting House, buildings for the Montefiore and Mount Sinai hospitals, R. H. Macy & Company Building, Temple Emanu-El, all New York City. H. Black Company and Lindner Company buildings, Cleveland.

      Associated with Charles Butler and Clarence Stein, architects. Director Mount Pleasant Cemetery Society Director housing div. of Public Works Administration, 1933-1934. Vice president New York World’s Fair 1939, member Board of Design.

      President Society for Ethical Culture, New York, 1921-1944.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (president 1930-1932). Member New York Chapter American International Assurance (president 1913), Beaux Arts Society.

    Connections

    • Married Estelle J. I. Rumbold, October 1905.
    • father: Theodore A. Kohn
    • mother: Henriette (Frankfield) Kohn
    • spouse: Estelle J. I. Rumbold
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    Born March 12, 1870
    Died June, 1953
    (aged 83)
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