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Edward Palmer York

Edward Palmer York, American architect. Member American International Assurance, Architectural League New New York.

Background

  • York, Edward Palmer was born in 1865 in Wellsville, New York, United States. Son of Hiram and Harriett (Palmer) New York.

  • Education

    • Studied architecture, Cornell Univercity, 1887-1889, later in office of McKim, Mead & White, New York.

    Career

    • Practiced in New York City, since 1898. Member firm York & Sawyer. Firm architects of New York History Society, Guaranty Trust Company Building, United States Assay Office, Rockefeller, Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat, Ruptured and Crippled Babies, Orthopedic, 5th Avenue, Roosevelt hospitals (New York City), Riggs National Bank (Washington, District of Columbia), Brooklyn Trust Company, Rochester Trust Building and Lincoln National Bank Building (Rochester, New York), Hospital Trust Company (Providence, Rhode Island), buildings at University of Michigan, Vassar, Smith, Middlebury and Rutgers colls., Post Office, Customs House and Courts Building, Honolulu, H.I.

      Firm consulting architect to the Treasury Department, Washington, District of Columbia, 1909-1913, and to the Board of Water Supply, City of New New York.

    Membership

    Member American International Assurance, Architectural League New New York.

    Connections

    • Married Muriel Gould, 1910.
    • father: Hiram York
    • mother: Harriett (Palmer) York
    • spouse: Muriel Gould
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    Died December 30, 1928
    (aged 63)
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