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Alonzo Jesse Harriman


Alonzo Jesse Harriman, American architect. Recipient award Pan American Congress, 1947, Progressive Architecture, 1949, American Association School Adminstrs., 1955, centennial award New England Council, 1957. Professional engineer, Maine, N.H., Massachusetts Registered architect, Maine, N.H., Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York.


Harriman, Alonzo Jesse was born on July 6, 1898 in Bath, Maine, United States. Son of Charles Alonzo and Nellie Drummond (Coombs) Harriman.


Bachelor of Science in Mech. Engineering, University Maine, 1920. Master of Arts, Harvard, 1928.

A.F.D., Bates College, 1961.


1 son, Charles Palmer, Junior partner Coombs & Harriman, 1928-1938. With Alonzo J. Harriman Associates, Inc. and predecessors, Auburn, Maine, from 1938, treasurer, from 1948. Architect and engineer for airports, shipyards, government buildings, schools, commercial buildings Delaware United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Conference on School buildings, London, 1962.

Chairman local planning board, 1958.


  • Contributor articles professional journals.


Member board directors Building Research Institute. Served with United States Army, World War I. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (director 1959-1961, Chairman of Commission on schools and educational facilities, 1961-1963).

Member National Association Professional Engineers, American Association School Admnistrs. Clubs: Cumberland (Portland, Maine).


Married Pearl Lillian Palmer, September 16, 1922.

Charles Alonzo Harriman

Nellie Drummond (Coombs) Harriman

Pearl Lillian Palmer