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Edwin Bateman Morris

architect

Edwin Bateman Morris, American architect. Member Washington Building Congress, 1945-1971; (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (Gold medal outstanding achievement federal architecture 1952).

Background

Morris, Edwin Bateman was born on November 18, 1881 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Robert C. and Grace P. (Powell) Morris.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Architecture, University of Pennsylvania, 1904.

Career

With Office Supervising Architect, Treasury Department, Washington, 1906-1942, chief architecture, 1934-1942. Vice president Tile Manufacturers Association, 1942-1960.

Works

  • Author: (novels) The Narrow Street, 1924, Blue Anchor Inn, The Millionaire, Our Miss York, Or Else a Park Bench, The Road to Santa Fe, The Cresting Wave, Riches for Caroline, The Open Door, The Silk Coquette, Copper Moon, Mere Man. (plays) College Comedies. also articles. Editor The Federal Architect, 1930-1945.

Membership

Member Washington Building Congress, 1945-1971. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (Gold medal outstanding achievement federal architecture 1952).

Connections

Married Faith Farquhar, September 28, 1910. Children: Edwin Bateman, Kay (Mistress.

father:
Robert C. Morris

mother:
Grace P. (Powell) Morris

spouse:
Faith Farquhar

children:
Edwin Bateman Morris

Kay (Mrs Morris