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William Bell Marquis

William Bell Marquis, American landscape architect. Served as civilian United States Army, engineer construction div., Washington, 1917-1919.; Fellow American Society Landscape Architects; member Massachusetts Forest and Park Association (Executive Committee).

Background

  • Marquis, William Bell was born on April 27, 1887 in Rock Island, Illinois, United States. Son of William Stevenson and Adelaide Mary (Bell) Marquis.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Lake Forest College, 1909. M. Landscape Architecture, Harvard, 1912.

    Career

    • Staff P. J. Berckmans Company, Augusta, Georgia, 1912-1917. Principal assistant Olmsted Brothers, landscape architects, Brookline, 1919-1937, partner, from 1937.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Served as civilian United States Army, engineer construction div., Washington, 1917-1919. Fellow American Society Landscape Architects. Member Massachusetts Forest and Park Association (Executive Committee).

    Connections

    • Married Martha Weare Ely, February 14, 1922. Children: Anne (Mistress.
    • father: William Stevenson Marquis
    • mother: Adelaide Mary (Bell) Marquis
    • spouse: Martha Weare Ely
    • child: Anne (Mrs Marquis
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