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Frederick Roy Lear

Frederick Roy Lear, professor emeritus, architect. Served with educational corps United States Army, 1919; Member Museum Fine Arts, Architects of Syracuse, New York State Association Architects, American Institute Architects, Phi Kappa Phi, Tau Sigma Delta.; Mason.

Background

  • Lear, Frederick Roy was born on December 2, 1882 in Corning, New York, United States. Son of Henry Washington and Josephine (Knapp) Lear.

  • Education

    • B. Architecture, Syracuse University, 1905. Diploma, Beaux Arts School of Architecture, 1911-1914, February-June, 1919.

    Career

    • Architectural faculty, 1905-1946, instructor 1905-1908, assistant professor 1908-1914, professor 1914-1946, professor emeritus, since 1946. Color consultant Onondaga Litholite Company, Syracuse, New York, 1930-1936. Exhibited 3 water color paintings Salon de Artiste Francais, Paris, France, 1913.

      Designer: University Church, Syracuse, New York (with Fred Revels), 1922, Grace Methodist Church, Corning, New York, 1925-1928. Lafayette Methodist and Lutheran Church of Atonement, Syracuse, 1928, memorial for Vice Admiral Peary in Arlington. Virginia; numerous memorials cemetery structures, also houses.

    Politics

    All human life is sacred and created by God and therefore, we must see all human life as significant and valuable. When governments implement the death penalty, then the life of the convicted person is devalued and all possibility of change in that person’s life ends.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    God created humans to be able to innovate and evaluate new forms of living that will encourage development of the fullest potential in individuals.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Libelous language with regard to nationality, ethnic background, sexuality or gender does not assess the value of individual and contradicts the gospel of Jesus Christ.

    Membership

    Served with educational corps United States Army, 1919. Member Museum Fine Arts, Architects of Syracuse, New York State Association Architects, American Institute Architects, Phi Kappa Phi, Tau Sigma Delta. Mason.; Clubs: Syracuse Alumni.

    East Gage (president 1930-1945).

    Connections

    • Married Lillian Huntley Congdon, August 29, 1906. Children: Ruth Winifred (Mistress J. Leonard Mowery), Roma Aloise (Mistress Bernard Loren), Cordelia Lillian (Mistress Eldon W. Buell).
    • father: Henry Washington Lear
    • mother: Josephine (Knapp) Lear
    • spouse: Lillian Huntley Congdon
    • children: Ruth Winifred Lear (Mistress J. Leonard Mowery)
    • Roma Aloise Lear (Mistress Bernard Loren)
    • Cordelia Lillian Lear (Mistress Eldon W. Buell)
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    Born December 2, 1882
    Died June 20, 1950
    (aged 67)
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