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Frank Rushmore Watson

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Frank Rushmore Watson, American architect. member firm of Frank R. Watson, Edkins & Thompson, 1922-1935; member firm Frank R. Watson and William Heyl Thompson, since 1935.

Background

Watson, Frank Rushmore was born in 1859 in Frankford, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, February 28. Son of Samuel and Anna (Brous) Watson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Central High School, Philadelphia, 1877, Master of Arts, 1887. Doctor of Fine Arts. Muhlenberg College, 1931.

Career

2d, Rebecca S. Collins. February 1, 1900; 1 daughter, Margaret Anna. Practiced at Philadelphia, since 1883.

Associate with Samuel Huckel, Junior, 1902-1917. Practiced alone, 1917-1922. Member firm of Frank R. Watson, Edkins & Thompson, 1922-1935.

Member firm Frank R. Watson and William Heyl Thompson, since 1935. Architect many churches, including Episcopal Cathedral, Diocese of Pennsylvania, etc. Honorary associate of American Guild of Organists.

Fellow American International Assurance. Delegate by appointment of the United States Government and American International Assurance to Pan-American Congress of Architects at Santiago. Chile, 1923, Buenos Aires, 1927.

Membership

Member firm of Frank R. Watson, Edkins & Thompson, 1922-1935. Member firm Frank R. Watson and William Heyl Thompson, since 1935.

Connections

Married Fannie Foulkroud, 1890 (died 1896): married.

father:
Samuel Watson

mother:
Anna (Brous) Watson

spouse:
Fannie Foulkroud