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Eldridge Ted Spencer

Eldridge Ted Spencer, American architect. Served as First lieutenant aviator corps United States Army, World War I.; (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects; member San Francisco Art Association (director) 1938-1944).

Background

  • Spencer, Eldridge Ted was born on July 31, 1892 in Woodland, California, United States. Son of William Francis and Mary Marie (Ballard) Spencer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University of California, 1917. Diploma Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris, France, 1925.

    Career

    • Practice architecture, California, 1926-1972. Principal Spencer Associates, Palo Alto, until 1972, consultant, 1972-1978. Works include housing projects, numerous government buildings, resort and recreation development, Yosemite National Park, Grand Teton, National Park, science and educational research for University of California and Stanford, Conference Center for Colonial Williamsburg.

      Lecturer emeritus on engineering Stanford University.

    Membership

    Served as First lieutenant aviator corps United States Army, World War I. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects. Member San Francisco Art Association (director) 1938-1944).

    Connections

    • Married Jeannette Dyer, June 6, 1920. Children: Fran (Mistress.
    • father: William Francis Spencer
    • mother: Mary Marie (Ballard) Spencer
    • spouse: Jeannette Dyer
    • child: Fran (Mrs Spencer
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    Died September 22, 1978
    (aged 86)
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