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Arthur Ingersoll Meigs

Arthur Ingersoll Meigs, American architect. awarded gold medal by Archl. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects; Served as captain Field Artillery, commanding Company B, Military Police, 4th Division, United States Army, 1917-1919.

Background

  • Meigs, Arthur Ingersoll was born on June 29, 1882 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Arthur Vincent and Mary Roberts (Browning) Meigs.

  • Education

    • Graduate William-Penn Charter School, Philadelphia, 1899. Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1903.

    Career

    • Began practice Philadelphia, 1906. Member architectural firm Mellor & Meigs, 1906-1917, Mellor, Meigs & Howe, 1917-1928, Mellor & Meigs, 1928-1940. Retired from active practice, 1940.

      Works: Goodhart Hall, Bryn Mawr College. Science Laboratory, Haverford College. Princeton Charter Club.

      Phi Gamma Delta fraternity houses, Philadelphia, State College, Pennsylvania, and Seattle. Gymnasium Building, Pennsylvania Institute for Deaf. Aviary, Philadelphia Zoological Society.

      Residences near Philadelphia for Arthur E. Newbold, Junior, F. S. McIlhenny, Robert T. McCracken, Caspar W. Morris, Melville G. Curtis, Morris E. Leeds, Christopher L. Ward, Colonel Henry duPont, and Campbell Weir. Residence for Radcliffe Cheston at Georgetown, South Carolina. Firm awarded gold medal by Archl.

      League New York for residence of Arthur E. Newbold, Junior, 1925, and annual medal in architecture, by Philadelphia Chapter American International Assurance, 1922, for residence of Robert T. McCracken.

    Works

    • Works: Goodhart Hall, Bryn Mawr College. Science Laboratory, Haverford College. Princeton Charter Club.

      Phi Gamma Delta fraternity houses, Philadelphia, State College, Pennsylvania, and Seattle. Gymnasium Building, Pennsylvania Institute for Deaf. Aviary, Philadelphia Zoological Society.

      Residences near Philadelphia for Arthur E. Newbold, Junior, F. S. McIlhenny, Robert T. McCracken, Caspar W. Morris, Melville G. Curtis, Morris E. Leeds, Christopher L. Ward, Colonel Henry duPont, and Campbell Weir. Residence for Radcliffe Cheston at Georgetown, South Carolina. Firm awarded gold medal by Archl.

      League New York for residence of Arthur E. Newbold, Junior, 1925, and annual medal in architecture, by Philadelphia Chapter American International Assurance, 1922, for residence of Robert T. McCracken.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Fellow) The American Institute of Architects. Served as captain Field Artillery, commanding Company B, Military Police, 4th Division, United States Army, 1917-1919. Clubs: Philadelphia.

    Connections

    • Married Harriet Geyelin, September 13, 1935.
    • father: Arthur Vincent Meigs
    • mother: Mary Roberts (Browning) Meigs
    • spouse: Harriet Geyelin
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    Born June 29, 1882
    Died June 9, 1956
    (aged 73)
    Nationality

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