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Alexander Mackintosh

Alexander Mackintosh, British architect. Awarded 1st prize for design, Royal Academy, London, Lower School, 1889, Upper School, 1890. Served in Troop C, Brooklyn, New York, October 8, 1897-November 3, 1903. Worked with United States Shipping Board in housing div. as project supervisor, World War I.; (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects, 1932, Royal Institute of British Architects; Member New Jersey Society of Architects (Newark).

Background

  • Mackintosh, Alexander was born on October 2, 1861 in London, England. Son of Alexander and Elizabeth (Smith) Mackintosh.

  • Education

    • Student Science and Art Department of Her Majesty’s Council on Education, Watt Institute and School of Arts, Edinburgh, 1885, Royal Academy, London, 1889-1890.

    Career

    • 1 son, Alexander Day. Came to the United States, 1893, naturalized October 14, 1903. Apprenticed for architectural training 5 years, Inverness, Scotland.

      Worked in Edinburgh and Glasgow, with Sir Aston Webb and other notables, London, 1888, with Francis H. Kimbell, New York, New York, 1893-1901. In private practice of architecture, New York City, 1901-August 2, 1945. Chief architect Garfield Court Housing project, Long Branch, New Jersey, 1940.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Served in Troop C, Brooklyn, New York, October 8, 1897-November 3, 1903. Worked with United States Shipping Board in housing div. as project supervisor, World War I. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects, 1932, Royal Institute of British Architects.

    Member New Jersey Society of Architects (Newark).

    Connections

    • Married Jeannette E. Day, December 6, 1911 (died June 9, 1945).
    • father: Alexander Mackintosh
    • mother: Elizabeth (Smith) Mackintosh
    • spouse: Jeannette E. Day
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    Born October 2, 1861
    Died August 2, 1945
    (aged 83)
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