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Edward Raymond Bossange

architect , educator.

Edward Raymond Bossange, French architect, educator. Member 7th Regiment New York National Guard, 1898-1905. Formerly fellow American International Assurance; member Psi Upsilon.

Background

Bossange, Edward Raymond was born on June 6, 1871 in Enghien, France. Son of Gustave Pierre and Marie (Coindreau) Bossange.

Education

Brought to the United States, 1880. Bachelor of Philosophy in architecture, Columbia. 1893; studied Beaux Arts Ateliers, New York City, 1893-1897.

Student under Garnier and Vermare, Rome, 1900-1901.

Career

Began practice in New York City, 1898, was with Ernest Flagg, Carrere & Hastings and Warren & Witmore, architects. Independent practice, 1900-1905. Member firm Bossange & Newton, 1905-1908.

Associate with Butler & Rodman, 1908-1910. Professor architecture Cornell Univercity, 1913-1915. Director and dean college of fine arts, 1915-1923, Carnegie Institute Technology.

Professor architecture and director School of Architecture, Princeton, 1923-1926. Department chairman of architecture, New York University, 1926-1930, dean college of fine arts, 1930-1935, dean school of architecture, 1935-1941, dean emeritus, 1941.

Membership

Member 7th Regiment New York National Guard, 1898-1905. Formerly fellow American International Assurance. Member Psi Upsilon.

Connections

Married Maud Everett, May 17, 1913. Children: Edward Raymond, Hector.

father:
Gustave Pierre Bossange

mother:
Marie (Coindreau) Bossange

spouse:
Maud Everett

children:
Edward Raymond Bossange

Hector Bossange