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Charles Carden Coveney


Charles Carden Coveney, American architect.


Coveney, Charles Carden was born on November 28, 1874 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Charles John and Augusta Emma (Kehaile) Coveney.


Educational public schools. Technical education received in the office of Charles Brigham, architect, Boston, supplemented by travel and study in Europe, 1898, 1902, 04, 06, and 11. Has specialized in ecclesiastical art.


Began as draftsman and later chief draftsman in the office of Charles Brigham, Boston, 1891-1896. Member Brigham, Coveney & Bisbee, 1906-1919. Practicing alone since January 1, 1920.

Firm was architect of Memorial church group and high school building, Fairhaven, Massachusetts. Christian Science Church, Boston. Messiah Home, New York.

Etc. Specializes in church architecture. Architect many church buildings in Diocese of Massachusetts and elsewhere.


Member American International Assurance, 1908-1936. Member American Ecclesiastical Society. Member Trustees of Donations of Diocese of Massachusetts, Trustees Boston Episcopal Charitable Society, 1920-1935.

Member Diocesan Board Education, 1918-1921. Member Diocesan Council, 1920-1933. Member Commision on Church Architecture of Providence of N.E., deputy to Synod of the Province various times.

Member corn. Parish of the Advent and past president Ecclesiastical Society same. Mason (K.T.).


Married Caroline J. Hobbs, October 14, 1921 (she died September 2, 1936).

Charles John Coveney

Augusta Emma (Kehaile) Coveney

Caroline J. Hobbs