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Richmond Harold Shreve

Richmond Harold Shreve, Canadian architect.


  • Shreve, Richmond Harold was born on June 25, 1877 in Cornwallis, Canada. Son of Richmond (Doctor of Divinity) and Mary C. P. (Hocken) S.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Architecture, Cornell Univercity, 1902.


    • Came to the United States, 1885, naturalized, 1906.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Member faculty Cornell Univercity, 1902-1906. Member Real Estate Board New York (member of the Board of Governors, 1930-1932, 1935-1937, and 1940-1942). Member New York Building Congress (president 1927, 28, 29).

    Member of the board of design New York World’s Fair 1939. Member of advisory board of architects Goucher College. Member of advisory council, college of Architecture, Cornell Univercity.

    Fellow American Institute Architects (Chairman of Commission on housing 1935-1936. Member Architectural League New York, Sigma Xi. Member Royal Institute of British Architects.

    Clubs: Cornell (president 1924-1927), Union League.


    • Married Ruth Bentley, October 15, 1906. Children: Richmond Bentley, Robert Wilton, Thomas Charles.
    • father: Richmond Shreve
    • spouse: Ruth Bentley
    • children: Richmond Bentley Shreve
    • Robert Wilton Shreve
    • Thomas Charles Shreve
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    Born June 25, 1877
    Died September 10, 1946
    (aged 69)