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Architect

Grosvenor Chapman, French, American architect. Recipient award in architecture Washington Board Trade, 1960, 63, 68, award in architecture American Association School Adminstrs.-American Institute of Architects, 1969, 74; Excellence in Architecture award Secretary Defense, 1972.

Background

Chapman, Grosvenor was born on July 9, 1911 in Paris. Son of Frederick Burnham and Helen Grosvenor (Kenyon) Chapman.

Education

Bachelor, Yale, 1934. Master in Architecture, Yale, 1937.

Career

Private practice architecture, New York City, 1940-1941, Washington, 1946-1954. Partner Brown, Chapman, Taher & Miller, 1954-1963, Chapman & Miller, Washington, 1963-1976. Member National Research Council, 1965-1968.

Participant Secretary Interior's Symposium on National Capital, 1979.

Membership

Member Washington Urban Renewal Council, 1957-1958. President Georgetown Planning Council, 1968-1969, Citizens' Association Georgetown, 1950-1951, 73-76. Chairman Committee of 100 of Federal City, 1968-1970.

Member Georgetown Advisory Neighborhood Commission, 1976-1977. Member District of Columbia steering committee Whitehurst Freeway Corridor Study, 1983-1984. Served to lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945.

Fellow American Institute of Architects (president Washington Metropolitan chapter 1957, local awards 1954, 55, 56, 74). Member Construction Specifications Institute (director 1953-1957). Clubs: Cosmos (Washington), Chevy Chase (Washington).

Connections

Married Rose-Marie de Foix Edmunds, September 25, 1937. Children: Alexander Kenyon, Eleanor Preston (Mistress Edmund Randolph).

father:
Frederick Burnham Chapman

mother:
Helen Grosvenor (Kenyon) Chapman

spouse:
Rose-Marie de Foix Edmunds

child:
Alexander Kenyon Chapman

child:
Eleanor Preston Chapman (Mistress Edmund Randolph)