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Donald Qualtrough Faragher


Donald Qualtrough Faragher, American architect. Recipient Lillian Fairchild award University Rochester, 1952; Arents medal Syracuse University, 1960; citation for Ellison Park Apts., Central New York chapter American International Assurance and New York State Association Architects, 1950; certificate of merit for outstanding design of Rochester E. High School, New York State Association Architects, 1958.


Faragher, Donald Qualtrough was born on April 11, 1906 in Rochester, New York, United States. Son of William Henry and Ella (Qualtrough) Faragher.


Bachelor of Architecture, Syracuse University, 1930.


Draughtsman, F.R. Scherer, Architect, Rochester, 1926-1933. Architect engrs. office City of Rochester, 1933-1934. Private practice, Rochester, 1934-1942, 45-71.

Partner Faragher & Macomber, 1951-1971. Supervising architect Rochester-Monroe County Civic Center, 1954-1971, master plan Rochester Civic Center 1954-1971.


Member Board Examiners Architects New York State, 1950-1959, president, 1954-1957. Member Building; (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (member of commission on education and research, director New York, trustee Foundation). Member New York State (president 1951-1952, director 1959-1961, chairman education committee 1953-1960), Association Architects, Rochester (president 1948-1950, chairman legislative committee 1959-1963), Society Architects, Rochester Engineering Society (president 1957-1958, director 1958-1961), American Society Testing Materials, Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Rochester Music Association, Syracuse University Architectural Alumni Association (president 1958), Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Sigma Upsilon Alpha.

Clubs: Lake Placid (New York).


Married Harriet Miller Thistlethwaite, June 20, 1931. Children: Anthony Thistlethwaite, Rachel Qualtrough.

William Henry Faragher

Ella (Qualtrough) Faragher

Harriet Miller Thistlethwaite

Anthony Thistlethwaite Faragher

Rachel Qualtrough Faragher