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William James Sayward

William James Sayward, American architect. Member Board of Education, Decatur, Georgia, University Housing Project, Atlanta.; Fellow American Institute Architects (vice president); member Affiliated Technology Socs. of Atlanta (ex-chairman).; Mason (Shriner).

Background

  • Sayward, William James was born on September 23, 1875 in Woodstock, Vermont, United States. Son of Charles Woodbury and Melissa (Follansbee) Sayward.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University of Vermont, 1897. Bachelor of Science in Architecture, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1901.

    Career

    • Began practice at New York City, 1901. Practiced in Seattle, 1908-1913. Moved to Atlanta, Georgia., 1913.

      Member Edwards & Sayward since 1914, firm name Sayward & Logan since 1939, firm architects for buildings at University of Florida, Florida State College for Women, Winthrop College, Columbia Seminary, Agnes Scott College, also Senior High School for Girls (Atlanta), York (South Carolina.) County Court House, Bank of Tifton (Georgia).

    Membership

    Member Board of Education, Decatur, Georgia, University Housing Project, Atlanta. Fellow American Institute Architects (vice president). Member Affiliated Technology Socs. of Atlanta (ex-chairman).

    Mason (Shriner).; Clubs: City, Civitan, Atlanta Athletic.

    Connections

    • Married Clara Louise Purple, 1904. Children: Mary Follansbee, Madeline.
    • father: Charles Woodbury Sayward
    • mother: Melissa (Follansbee) Sayward
    • spouse: Clara Louise Purple
    • children: Mary Follansbee Sayward
    • Madeline Sayward
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    Born September 23, 1875
    Died December 21, 1945
    (aged 70)
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