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Ernest Hjalmar Fougner

architect

Ernest Hjalmar Fougner, American architect. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (life; member New Jersey (life.

Background

Fougner, Ernest Hjalmar was born on August 20, 1880 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Albert Cato and Mathilde (Selmer) Fougner.

Education

Graduate Godefroy Preparatory School of Architecture, Paris, France, 1906. Student Ecole des Beaux Arts, and Ecole des Arts Decoratifs, Paris, France, 1906-1909.

Career

Began practice of architecture in Newark, 1910. Teacher architecture Newark School of Fine Arts, 1927. Patron Beaux Arts Institute Design, New York City, 1929.

Founded Atelier Fougner, preparatory school of architecture, 1925, discontinued during World World War II. Practice of architecture, 1953-1967. Secretary-director New Jersey State Board Architects, 1953-1956, retired.

Membership

Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (life. Member New Jersey (life.

Connections

Married Mildred Bailey, June 3, 1916.

father:
Albert Cato Fougner

mother:
Mathilde (Selmer) Fougner

spouse:
Mildred Bailey