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Theodore Wells Pietsch

Theodore Wells Pietsch, American architect. Awarded 2 medals in architecture, École des Beaux Arts. Associate American Institute Architects.


  • Pietsch, Theodore Wells was born on October 2, 1868 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Charles Francis and Florence Augusta (Wells) Pietsch.

  • Education

    • Student Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1885-1889, École des Beaux Arts (Paris), 1892-1898.


    • Diploma from French government, 1897. Honorable mention in Salon (Paris), 1898. In practice at Baltimore, since 1904.

      Principal works: Eastern High School, Zion Church, United States Fidelity and Guaranty Company Building, Association of Commerce Building, Jackson Place School, all in Baltimore. Maryland. House of Correction, Jessup. Residence of Doctor E. G. Marr, Blythewood, Baltimore.

      Instructor in French to officers of 316th Regiment, Camp Meade, Maryland., 1917-1918.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Catholic


    • Married Gertrude Zell, November 7, 1911. Children: Theodore Wells, John Oliver Carroll, Robert Brooke.
    • father: Charles Francis Pietsch
    • mother: Florence Augusta (Wells) Pietsch
    • spouse: Gertrude Zell
    • children: Theodore Wells Pietsch
    • John Oliver Carroll Pietsch
    • Robert Brooke Pietsch
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    Born October 2, 1868
    Died January, 1930
    (aged 61)