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Edward Paul Simon

architect and engineer.

Edward Paul Simon, American architect and engineer. member firm Caldwell & Simon, 1903-1906, Edward P. Simon, 1907-1908, Simon & Bassett, 1908-1919; Member American Institute Architects, Architectural League of New York, American Society Professional Engineers, Pennsylvania and New Jersey Society of Architects.; Mason.

Background

Simon, Edward Paul was born on June 1, 1878 in in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Fred Paul and Mary Ann (Miles) Simon.

Education

Graduate Central High School, Philadelphia, 1896, Drexel Institute, 1900.

Career

Draftsman, Dull & Coates, architects and engrs., 1900-1903. Member firm Caldwell & Simon, 1903-1906, Edward P. Simon, 1907-1908, Simon & Bassett, 1908-1919. President and treasurer Simon & Simon, 1919-1926, Office of Edward P. Simon since 1926.

Principal works include: Manufacturers Club, Fidelity-Philadelphia Trust Building, Strawbridge & Clothier Store, Drexel Institute Technology, Van Rensselaer Dormitory for Women, Curtis Hall of Engineering (all Philadelphia). Meade Memorial, Washington, District of Columbia. First Camden (New Jersey) National Bank & Trust Company Building.

Office building of Baldwin Locomotive Works, Eddystone, Pennsylvania Trustee Drexel Institute (Chairman of Commission on buildings and grounds).

Membership

Member firm Caldwell & Simon, 1903-1906, Edward P. Simon, 1907-1908, Simon & Bassett, 1908-1919. Member American Institute Architects, Architectural League of New York, American Society Professional Engineers, Pennsylvania and New Jersey Society of Architects. Mason.; Clubs: T Square, Midday.

Connections

Married Edith M. Darby, November 5, 1904. Children: Marion Darby, Elizabeth Esten.

father:
Fred Paul Simon

mother:
Mary Ann (Miles) Simon

spouse:
Edith M. Darby

children:
Marion Darby Simon

Elizabeth Esten Simon