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Albert Harkness

architect.

Albert Harkness, American architect. member Rhode Island Board Examination and Registration Architects, 1936, 40-54, 59-64. Official in manufacturer munitions Gorham Manufacturing Company, 1943-1944; Member Providence Redevelopment Agency, 1947-1966, vice chairman 1947-1954.; Fellow American Institute of Architects (director 1937-1939, president Rhode Island chapter 1933-1934, 45-46); member Alpha Delta Phi.

Background

Harkness, Albert was born on November 8, 1886 in Hamilton, New York, United States. Son of Albert G. and Katherine M. (Beebee) Harkness.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Brown U., 1909. Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1912.

Career

Employed in architectural offices Delano & Aldrich. H. Van Buren Magonigle. McKim, Mead & White, 1912-1918.

In private practice, Providence, 1919-1973. Director Providence Athenaeum, 1930-1932, 38-46. Member Rhode Island Board Examination and Registration Architects, 1936, 40-54, 59-64.

Official in manufacturer munitions Gorham Manufacturing Company, 1943-1944. American Institute of Architects representative to the United States Committee for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 1947-1948.

Membership

Member Rhode Island Board Examination and Registration Architects, 1936, 40-54, 59-64. Official in manufacturer munitions Gorham Manufacturing Company, 1943-1944. Member Providence Redevelopment Agency, 1947-1966, vice chairman 1947-1954.

Fellow American Institute of Architects (director 1937-1939, president Rhode Island chapter 1933-1934, 45-46). Member Alpha Delta Phi. Clubs: Century Association (New York City).

Connections

Married Sara Arden Cheesman, August 29, 1914.; married second, Mistress. Children: Albert, John Cheesman, Livingston Arden (deceased).

father:
Albert G. Harkness

mother:
Katherine M. (Beebee) Harkness

spouses:
Sara Arden Cheesman

Mistress

children:
Albert Harkness

John Cheesman Harkness

Livingston Arden Harkness (deceased)