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Alexander Mackintosh

architect.

Alexander Mackintosh, British architect. Awarded 1st prize for design, Royal Academy, London, Lower School, 1889, Upper School, 1890. Served in Troop C, Brooklyn, New York, October 8, 1897-November 3, 1903. Worked with United States Shipping Board in housing div. as project supervisor, World War I.; (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects, 1932, Royal Institute of British Architects; Member New Jersey Society of Architects (Newark).

Background

Mackintosh, Alexander was born on October 2, 1861 in London, England. Son of Alexander and Elizabeth (Smith) Mackintosh.

Education

Student Science and Art Department of Her Majesty’s Council on Education, Watt Institute and School of Arts, Edinburgh, 1885, Royal Academy, London, 1889-1890.

Career

1 son, Alexander Day. Came to the United States, 1893, naturalized October 14, 1903. Apprenticed for architectural training 5 years, Inverness, Scotland.

Worked in Edinburgh and Glasgow, with Sir Aston Webb and other notables, London, 1888, with Francis H. Kimbell, New York, New York, 1893-1901. In private practice of architecture, New York City, 1901-August 2, 1945. Chief architect Garfield Court Housing project, Long Branch, New Jersey, 1940.

Membership

Served in Troop C, Brooklyn, New York, October 8, 1897-November 3, 1903. Worked with United States Shipping Board in housing div. as project supervisor, World War I. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects, 1932, Royal Institute of British Architects.

Member New Jersey Society of Architects (Newark).

Connections

Married Jeannette E. Day, December 6, 1911 (died June 9, 1945).

father:
Alexander Mackintosh

mother:
Elizabeth (Smith) Mackintosh

spouse:
Jeannette E. Day