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Architect

Charles Gates Beckwith, American architect.

Background

Beckwith, Charles Gates was born on December 28, 1921 in Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Charles Leach and Fannie Lincoln (Kirkman) Beckwith.

Education

Bachelor of Architecture, Cornell University, 1949.

Career

Designer LaFarge, Knox & Murphy, New York City, 1948-1949. Designer, renderer Eggers & Higgins, 1949-1957, associate, 1957-1963, partner, 1963-1971. Senior partner The Eggers Partnership, New York City, since 1971.

Director The Eggers Group, Professional Corporation, 1979, emeritus, 1987. Public speaker, panelist.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles professional journals. Principal works include Pace Civic Center Campus.

Membership

Trustee, officer Darien (Connecticut) Public Library. Chairman Architectural Advisory Commission. Trustee Darien Young Men’s Christian Association.

Board directors Life Care Pastoral Services, Inc. Served to captain Army of the United States, World World War World War II. Member American Institute of Architects (emeritus), New York State Association Architects, Florida Association Architects, Zeta Psi.

Clubs: Wee Burn Country (Darien) (director). Ponte Vedra (Florida).

Connections

Married Mary Ann Davis, March 31, 1951. Children– Thomas G., Kirkman D., Spencer E.

father:
Charles Leach Beckwith

mother:
Fannie Lincoln (Kirkman) Beckwith

spouse:
Mary Ann Davis

child:
Thomas G. Beckwith

child:
Kirkman D. Beckwith

child:
Spencer E. Beckwith