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Waddy Butler Wood

Waddy Butler Wood, American architect. Fellow American Institute Architects (past president Washington Chapter); member Columbia History Society, Virginia History Society, Society of the Cincinnati (State of Virginia).

Background

  • Wood, Waddy Butler was born on June 19, 1869 in near St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Son of Captain Charles and Clara Forsyth (Hargraves) Wood.

  • Education

    • Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1886-1888.

    Career

    • Began as architect on own account, 1892. Consultant architect Southern Railway Company. Architect for remodeling State War and Navy Building, Washington.

      Architect Southern Railway Office Building, Potomac Electric Power Company Office Building, Telephone Building of Commerce. & P. Telephone Сompany, 2 office buildings for Brookings Institute and new building of Department of Interior. Designed temporary buildings in Washington, District of Columbia, during World War, for practically all the different branches of the United States Government, covering about 60 acres of floor space.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Fellow American Institute Architects (past president Washington Chapter). Member Columbia History Society, Virginia History Society, Society of the Cincinnati (State of Virginia). Clubs: Metropolitan, Chevy Chase, Alfalfa (Washington).

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Lindsay Lomax, October 1898. Children: Mistress.
    • father: Captain Charles Wood
    • mother: Clara Forsyth (Hargraves) Wood
    • spouse: Elizabeth Lindsay Lomax
    • child: Mrs Wood
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    Born June 19, 1869
    Died January 25, 1944
    (aged 74)
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