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Harry Leslie Walker

architect

Harry Leslie Walker, American architect. Member American International Assurance (past president Atlanta chapter), Church Architectural Guild of America (past president), Architectural League of New York, American Arbitration Association, Delta Upsilon.

Background

Walker, Harry Leslie was born on February 20, 1877 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Charles Frost and Nancie Ann (Doolittle) Walker.

Education

Student Armour Institute Technology, Chicago, and at The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 1897-1898. Bachelor of Science in architecture, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1900.

Career

In practice architecture, Atlanta, Georgia., 1902-1910, New York City, since 1910. Member architectural board design, Ten Eyck Houses, Brooklyn, New York Architect of First Presbyterian Church, Passaic, New Jersey. Reformed Church, Bronxville, New York.

Christian Herald House, New York City. Public Library, Bronxville. Passaic National Bank & Trust Company.

Henry W. Putnam Memorial Hospital, Bennington, Vermont. Proctor Memorial Bridge, Proctor, Vermont. Public School, Bronxville, etc.

Past president of the board of trustees Public Library, past member and secretary Village Planning Commission, Bronxville. Business manager, District 2, Committee on Edition and Special Training, United States war Department, during World War I.

Works

  • Author and illustrator (brochure): The English Parish Church, 1930. Also author articles on church architecture, cost accounting and filing for architects. Lecturer on medieval churches, ecclesiastical symbolism, early American architecture.

Membership

Member American International Assurance (past president Atlanta chapter), Church Architectural Guild of America (past president), Architectural League of New York, American Arbitration Association, Delta Upsilon. Clubs: University (New York City).

Connections

Married Jessie Eloise Blanchard, November 26, 1903. Children: John Blanchard, Elizabeth Nancy (Mistress.

father:
Charles Frost Walker

mother:
Nancie Ann (Doolittle) Walker

spouse:
Jessie Eloise Blanchard

children:
John Blanchard Walker

Elizabeth Nancy (Mrs Walker