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John Taylor Egan

architect , ex-government official

John Taylor Egan, American architect, ex-government official. member Holden, Egan, Wilson and Corser, architects and planners, from 1954.; Served United States Army Air Force, 1918.; Member American International Assurance.

Background

Egan, John Taylor was born on November 27, 1890 in New York City. Son of John Joseph and Mary (Godley) Egan.

Education

Educated Columbia School of Architecture, 1910-1914.

Career

General practice of architecture with New York architects, 1914-1918, 19-22. Registered architect, New York State, 1922. Private practice in architecture, 1922-1935.

Senior architect, Farm Security Administration, 1935-1938. Principal housing project planner, United States Housing Authority, 1938-1939. Regional director for New York, Federal Public Housing Authority (formerly United States Housing Authority), 1939-1944, assistant commissioner for project management, 1944-1947.

Assistant commissioner for program operations, Public Housing Administration (formerly Federal Public Housing Authority), 1947, commissioner, 1948-1953. Member Holden, Egan, Wilson and Corser, architects and planners, from 1954.

Membership

Member Holden, Egan, Wilson and Corser, architects and planners, from 1954. Served United States Army Air Force, 1918. Member American International Assurance.

Connections

Married Alma Murphy, June 1, 1927. Children: Catherine, Adrian.

father:
John Joseph Egan

mother:
Mary (Godley) Egan

spouse:
Alma Murphy

children:
Catherine Egan

Adrian Egan