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Arthur Ingersoll Meigs, American architect. awarded gold medal by Archl. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects; Served as captain Field Artillery, commanding Company B, Military Police, 4th Division, United States Army, 1917-1919.

Background

Meigs, Arthur Ingersoll was born on June 29, 1882 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Arthur Vincent and Mary Roberts (Browning) Meigs.

Education

Graduate William-Penn Charter School, Philadelphia, 1899. Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1903.

Career

Began practice Philadelphia, 1906. Member architectural firm Mellor & Meigs, 1906-1917, Mellor, Meigs & Howe, 1917-1928, Mellor & Meigs, 1928-1940. Retired from active practice, 1940.

Works: Goodhart Hall, Bryn Mawr College. Science Laboratory, Haverford College. Princeton Charter Club.

Phi Gamma Delta fraternity houses, Philadelphia, State College, Pennsylvania, and Seattle. Gymnasium Building, Pennsylvania Institute for Deaf. Aviary, Philadelphia Zoological Society.

Residences near Philadelphia for Arthur E. Newbold, Junior, F. S. McIlhenny, Robert T. McCracken, Caspar W. Morris, Melville G. Curtis, Morris E. Leeds, Christopher L. Ward, Colonel Henry duPont, and Campbell Weir. Residence for Radcliffe Cheston at Georgetown, South Carolina. Firm awarded gold medal by Archl.

League New York for residence of Arthur E. Newbold, Junior, 1925, and annual medal in architecture, by Philadelphia Chapter American International Assurance, 1922, for residence of Robert T. McCracken.

Works

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    • Works: Goodhart Hall, Bryn Mawr College. Science Laboratory, Haverford College. Princeton Charter Club.

      Phi Gamma Delta fraternity houses, Philadelphia, State College, Pennsylvania, and Seattle. Gymnasium Building, Pennsylvania Institute for Deaf. Aviary, Philadelphia Zoological Society.

      Residences near Philadelphia for Arthur E. Newbold, Junior, F. S. McIlhenny, Robert T. McCracken, Caspar W. Morris, Melville G. Curtis, Morris E. Leeds, Christopher L. Ward, Colonel Henry duPont, and Campbell Weir. Residence for Radcliffe Cheston at Georgetown, South Carolina. Firm awarded gold medal by Archl.

      League New York for residence of Arthur E. Newbold, Junior, 1925, and annual medal in architecture, by Philadelphia Chapter American International Assurance, 1922, for residence of Robert T. McCracken.

Membership

Fellow) The American Institute of Architects. Served as captain Field Artillery, commanding Company B, Military Police, 4th Division, United States Army, 1917-1919. Clubs: Philadelphia.

Connections

Married Harriet Geyelin, September 13, 1935.

father:
Arthur Vincent Meigs

mother:
Mary Roberts (Browning) Meigs

spouse:
Harriet Geyelin