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Henry Hornbostel

architect.

Henry Hornbostel, American architect. Served as major C.W.S., United States Army, World War I; (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects; member American Legion, Society Ecole des Beaux Arts (president 1915-1916).

Background

Hornbostel, Henry was born on August 15, 1867 in Brooklyn. Son of Edward and Johanna (Cassebeer) Hornbostel.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Columbia, 1891. Master of Arts (honorary), 1907. Student Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris, 1893-1897.

Career

Architect, works include Carnegie Institute Technology, Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall (Pittsburgh), Ednl. Building, Albany, New York, city halls in Oakland, California, Wilmington, Delaware, Hartford, Connecticut, Pittsburgh, Memorial City Hall, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, general plans for Northwestern University, Harding Memorial Tomb, Rodef Scholan Synagogue, Pittsburgh, U. Pittsburgh, Hell Gate Bridge, New York, Queensborough Bridge, Emory University, Aluminum Research Building, Pittsburgh, and others. Professor architecture Columbia, also Carnegie Institute Technology.

Membership

Served as major C.W.S., United States Army, World War I. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects. Member American Legion, Society Ecole des Beaux Arts (president 1915-1916).

Connections

Married Martha Armitage, 1899 (deceased).; married second, Mabelle Sylvester Weston, May 14, 1932. Children: Lloyd, Caleb.

father:
Edward Hornbostel

mother:
Johanna (Cassebeer) Hornbostel

spouses:
Martha Armitage

Mabelle Sylvester Weston

children:
Lloyd Hornbostel

Caleb Hornbostel