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Architect

James Howland Ballou, American architect. Registered architect Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Florida. Recipient Charles Bullfinch award Doric Dames of Massachusetts.

Background

Ballou, James Howland was born on October 27, 1920 in Salem, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Franklin Burgess and Sarah Edwards (Spofford) Ballou.

Education

Student, United States Merchant Marine Academy, New London, Connecticut. Student, Boston Architectural Center. Student, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1951.

Career

With, Emery-Smith Associations, Boston with, James J. O'Shaughnessy, Boston with, Campbell & Aldrich, Boston private practice, Manchester by the Sea, Massachusetts. Director, president House of Seven Gables.

Achievements

  • Registered architect Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Florida.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Principal works include restoration Faneuil Hall Markets, Boston,, The Governors Shirley Eustis House, Roxbury, Massachusetts, United States Ship Constitution Museum at the Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston, Dormitory at LaSallette Seminary, Ipswich, chptel St. Lukes at Danvers State Hospital, Masonic Temple, Wakefield, American Legion Building, Manchester, restoration of Pickman House and Gedney House, Salem. Architect for more that a hundred residences in New England area, Long Island, New Brunswick, Canada and West Indies.

Membership

Member National Trust for Historic Preservation, Massachusetts. Captain United States Army, 1942-1946. Member American Institute of Architects (emeritus, Honor award New England chapter), Massachusetts State Association of Architects, Boston Society of Architects, Mason, Shriner, Eastern Yacht Club (former member race committee).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sailing, painting, music.

Connections

Married Phyllis Winifred Clarke, July 12, 1947. Children: Charlotte, Elise, Susan, Elizabeth, Heidi.

father:
Franklin Burgess Ballou

mother:
Sarah Edwards (Spofford) Ballou

spouse:
Phyllis Winifred Clarke

child:
Elizabeth Ballou

child:
Elise Ballou

child:
Heidi Ballou

child:
Charlotte Ballou

child:
Susan Ballou