Charles Henry Cheney Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts in Architecture and Engineering, University of California, 1905. Student Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris, France, 1907-1910. Studied principal cities of France, Italy, Spain and England.
Worked in New York City, with Charles A. Platt and others, 1910-1912. Consulting architect Berkeley School Board, 1913-1920. Consultant to California State communications of Immigration and Housing, 1914, 1932-1936.
Secretary California Conference on City Planning, 1914-1928, vice president 1929. Technical consultant in city planning to Riverside, Santa Barbara, Monterey, Long Beach, Alameda, Berkeley, Fresno, Palo Alto and other California cities. Also Chandler, Arizona, Portland, Oregon, Spokane, Washington, and for townsite and subdivision development at Cerritos Park and Atlantic Village in Long Beach, Palos Verdes Estates, Rancho Santa Fe, etc., in California, and for Classen Company, Oaklahoma City, Oklahoma Technical Consultant Housing Authority of Los Angeles County, 1928-1929.
Member of the board 3 engrs. which prepared major traffic street plan adopted by people of Los Angeles, November 1924. Member Palos Verdes Art Jury, 1923-1940. Member American Institute of Planners, San Francisco Art Association (life), Alpha Delta Phi.
Married Cora B. Barnhart, November 9, 1906. Children: Warren Dewitt, Mistress Charlotte Elizabeth Bosserman, Mistress Frances Sasman.