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Douglas William Orr

architect

Douglas William Orr, American architect. Served in the United States Army, 1917-1919.; Member of the Smithsonian, Art Commission, 1957.; (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (president 1947-1949, ex-president Connecticut chapter). Academician National Academy Design; member American Architectural Foundation, Inc.; member Royal Institute British Architects; member Phi Gamma Delta.; Mason.

Background

Orr, Douglas William was born on March 25, 1892 in Meriden, Connecticut, United States. Son of Adam and Mary (Blair) Orr.

Education

Educated Meriden grammar and high schools. Bachelor of Fine Arts, Yale University, 1919, Master of Fine Arts, 1927.

Career

1 daughter, Ann (Mistress John A. Logan, Junior). Practiced architecture, 1919-1966. Director of First National Bank & Trust Company, New Haven Gas Light Company.

Consultant architect, Princeton University.

Membership

Served in the United States Army, 1917-1919. Member of the Smithsonian, Art Commission, 1957. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (president 1947-1949, ex-president Connecticut chapter).

Academician National Academy Design. Member American Architectural Foundation, Inc. Member Royal Institute British Architects.

Member Phi Gamma Delta. Mason.; Clubs: Century (New York City).

Connections

Married Helen Merriam Converse, December 22, 1917.

father:
Adam Orr

mother:
Mary (Blair) Orr

spouse:
Helen Merriam Converse