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Edwin Bateman Morris

Edwin Bateman Morris, American architect. Member Washington Building Congress, 1945-1971; (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (Gold medal outstanding achievement federal architecture 1952).

Background

  • Morris, Edwin Bateman was born on November 18, 1881 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Robert C. and Grace P. (Powell) Morris.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Architecture, University of Pennsylvania, 1904.

    Career

    • With Office Supervising Architect, Treasury Department, Washington, 1906-1942, chief architecture, 1934-1942. Vice president Tile Manufacturers Association, 1942-1960.

    Works

    • Author: (novels) The Narrow Street, 1924, Blue Anchor Inn, The Millionaire, Our Miss York, Or Else a Park Bench, The Road to Santa Fe, The Cresting Wave, Riches for Caroline, The Open Door, The Silk Coquette, Copper Moon, Mere Man. (plays) College Comedies. also articles. Editor The Federal Architect, 1930-1945.

    Membership

    Member Washington Building Congress, 1945-1971. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (Gold medal outstanding achievement federal architecture 1952).

    Connections

    • Married Faith Farquhar, September 28, 1910. Children: Edwin Bateman, Kay (Mistress.
    • father: Robert C. Morris
    • mother: Grace P. (Powell) Morris
    • spouse: Faith Farquhar
    • children: Edwin Bateman Morris
    • Kay (Mrs Morris
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    Born November 18, 1881
    Died March 24, 1971
    (aged 89)
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