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Frederic Charles Hirons

architect

Frederic Charles Hirons, British architect. Decorated Legion of Honor (France), 1926.

Background

Hirons, Frederic Charles was born on March 28, 1882 in Birmingham, England. Son of Charles Frederic and Esther (Rushton) Hirons.

Education

Came with parents to the United States, 1892. Graduate Boston Technology, 1903. Student École des Beaux Arts, Paris, 1904-1909.

Rotch scholar, 1904; Paris prize fellow, 1906. Master of Science (honorary) Catholic University of America.

Career

Began practice as architect at New York City, 1909. Principal works: George Rogers Clark Memorial, Indiana. Worcester (Massachusetts) War Memorial Auditorium.

Rockland County Court House, New York City, New York. Beaux-Arts Institute of Design Building, New York. Davidson Company Courthouse, Nashville.

A.N.A., 1931; member American Institute Architects, Beaux Arts Institute Design, Cercle Interallie, Beaux Art Society of Architects (president 1937-1939).

Membership

Clubs: Yale, Century.

Connections

Married Edna Bushnell Post, August 24, 1910. Children: Cornelia Post, Priscilla Bushnell (Mistress D. C. Watson), Frederic Charles.

father:
Charles Frederic Hirons

mother:
Esther (Rushton) Hirons

spouse:
Edna Bushnell Post

children:
Cornelia Post Hirons

Priscilla Bushnell Hirons (Mistress D. C. Watson)

Frederic Charles Hirons