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Lewis Augustus Jr. Coffin

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Lewis Augustus Jr. Coffin, American architect. Recipient medals of Merit, Society Beaux Arts Architects, 1913, 14.

Background

Coffin, Lewis Augustus Jr. was born on July 21, 1892 in New York City. Son of Lewis A. and Grace (Geer) Coffin.

Education

Graduate Choate School, 1908. Bachelor of Arts, Columbia, 1912, graduate Architectural School, 1914.

Career

Served to captain Field Artillery, United States Army, World War I. Advertising Educational Foundation in France.

Works

  • Author: Small French Buildings, 1921. Colonial Houses, 1919. The Fog Boat, 1957.

Membership

Served to captain Field Artillery, United States Army, World War I. Member Delta Phi.; Club: Union (New York City). Principal works include: office building, 232 E. 33d St., Doctors office building, 150 E. 54th St. (both New York City), various buildings Choate School, Wallingford, Connecticut, Military Park Building, Newark, New Jersey, Helen Hartley Geer Memorial Gateway, Barnard College, New York City.

Connections

Married Lois G. Smith, October 6, 1925. Children: Joan Emory (Mistress.

father:
Lewis A. Coffin

mother:
Grace (Geer) Coffin

spouse:
Lois G. Smith

child:
Joan Emory (Mrs Coffin