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Albert Kelsey

architect

Albert Kelsey, American architect. Decorated Commander of Isabella la Catolica by Alfonso XIII. member various town planning commissions; member of the board of directors Fairmount Park Art Association President Architectural League America, 1908-1909; member Architectural League of New York, Pennsylvania Association Architects (president 1916-1917), Numismatic Society.

Background

Kelsey, Albert was born on April 26, 1870 in St. Louis. Son of Albert Warren and Jeannette Garr (Washburn) Kelsey.

Education

Student of University Pennsylvania, 1896. Studied in Paris, 1897-1898 (traveling scholarship in architecture, University of Pennsylvania).

Career

Practiced at Philadelphia, since 1894. Architect for the Model City, St. Louis, 1903. Designed plans for Pan-American buildings, at Washington, in association with Professor Cret.

Carson College, buildings near Philadelphia. Sacred Heart Academy, Madison, Wisconsin. Etc.; Chairman of Commission of experts for construction of Philadelphia Parkway.

Member various town planning commissions. An organizer Regional Planning Federal of Philadelphia Tri-State District. Architectural adviser Pan-American Union and director Columbus Memorial Lighthouse Competition, Santo Domingo.

Membership

Member various town planning commissions. Member of the board of directors Fairmount Park Art Association President Architectural League America, 1908-1909. Member Architectural League of New York, Pennsylvania Association Architects (president 1916-1917), Numismatic Society.

Clubs: Franklin Inn, T-Square, University (Philadelphia).

Connections

Married Henrietta L. Allis, January 18, 1898.; married second, Mistress. Children: Albert Washburn, Charlotte Elizabeth, Charles Cashman.

father:
Albert Warren Kelsey

mother:
Jeannette Garr (Washburn) Kelsey

spouses:
Henrietta L. Allis

Mistress

children:
Albert Washburn Kelsey

Charlotte Elizabeth Kelsey

Charles Cashman Kelsey