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Felix Julius Dreyfous

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Felix Julius Dreyfous, American architect. Member New Orleans Board Park Commissioners, since 1920. Honorary; member board adminstrs. Touro Infirmary, since 1935; member board adminstrs. Isaac Delgado Museum Art, 1924-1975, president, 1964.; Served with United States Army, 1918; Member American International Assurance (president Louisiana 1937), Community Concert Association New Orleans.

Background

Dreyfous, Felix Julius was born on October 21, 1896 in New Orleans. Son of Felix J. and Julia (Seeeman) Dreyfous.

Education

Student Tulane University, 1914-1915. Bachelor of Science in Architecture, U. Fa., 1917.

Career

August 1943); children—Carol (Mistress Fred Eisenman, Junior), Felix John III. Married second. Ruth Simon, June 28, 1947 (deceased July 1961). Married 3d, Rosetta Hirsh, April 24, 1964 (deceased July 1971).

Practiced architecture, Louisiana, Georgia, Texas, Florida, Mississippi, Alabama, 1919-1920. Partner Weiss, Dreyfous, 1920-1923, Weiss, Dreyfous and Selferth, 1924-1942, Weiss, Dreyfous and Selferth, 1945-1952, Dreyfous and Selfeth, 1952-1960, Dreyfous, Selferth and Gibert (all New Orleans). Engaged in private practice, 1960-1975.

Architect for Louisiana Capitol, Baton Rouge, Charity Hospital, Louisiana State University Medical School, Touro Infirmary, Jung Hotel, Federal Land Bank, Clairborne Elementary school and L.B. Landry High School (all New Orleans), buildings for Louisiana State University, Louisiana Creamery, Inc. (both Baton Rouge).

Membership

Member New Orleans Board Park Commissioners, since 1920. Honorary; member board adminstrs. Touro Infirmary, since 1935.

Member board adminstrs. Isaac Delgado Museum Art, 1924-1975, president, 1964. Served with United States Army, 1918.

Member American International Assurance (president Louisiana 1937), Community Concert Association New Orleans.

Connections

Married F. Vera Scherck, November 15, 1922 (deceased.; married second.;; married 3d, Rosetta Hirsh, April. Children: Carol (Mistress.

father:
Felix J. Dreyfous

mother:
Julia (Seeeman) Dreyfous

spouses:
F. Vera Scherck

2d.

Rosetta Hirsh

child:
Carol (Mrs Dreyfous