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Max Henry Foley

engineer , architect

Max Henry Foley, American engineer, architect. Recipient Sydney Strauss Memorial Award, New York State Society Architects, 1961. Member engring board Port of New York.; (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (Chairman of Commission on costs, labor relations, chairman joint committee American International Assurance-American General Contractors Association), American Society of Civil Engineers.

Background

Foley, Max Henry was born on November 9, 1894 in Norwich, Connecticut, United States. Son of Michael James and Ann Elizabeth (Garvey) Foley.

Education

Bachelor of Philosophy, Yale, 1914.

Career

1 son, Max Henry; married second Kathryn McTigue, October 18, 1828. Children—Mary Ada (Mistress William Pedrick), John, Frank, Jean (Mistress Thomas Rizzo). Associate partner of the firm Voorhees, Gmelin & Walker, 1928-1938.

Partner Voorhees, Walker, Foley & Smith, 1938-1954. Private practice, 1954-1968. Consultant New York Housing Commission.

Managing partner in Trinidad of Caribbean Architect-Engineer. Director Federation Bank & Trust Company of New York.

Works

  • Authority

  • principal works include Western Union Headquarters Building, New York City, Library, Dining halls College New Rochelle, New York, New Jersey Bell Telephone Building, Newark, General Electric Research Laboratory, Schenectady, New York, also Army Air Bases, Trinidad, Antigua, St. Lucia, British Guiana, Dutch Guiana. Loyola Seminary, Shrub Oak, New York. American Federation of Labor-Congress headquarters, Washington.

    Travelers Insurance Company office building, Hartford. Trustee American Architectural Foundation, Inc. Chairman Architects’ Emergency Committee.

    Chairman building trades apprenticeship. Director Greater New York Safety Council. Member Cardinal’s Committee of Laity, New York Chairman Board of Standards and Appeals, New York City Professional engineer, New York, Ohio, Del.

Membership

Member engring board Port of New York. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (Chairman of Commission on costs, labor relations, chairman joint committee American International Assurance-American General Contractors Association), American Society of Civil Engineers. Clubs: Yale, Canadian (New York City).

Connections

Married Gwendolyn Powell, February 3, 1917 (deceased).; married second Kathryn McTigue, October 18, 1828. Children: Mary Ada (Mistress.

father:
Michael James Foley

mother:
Ann Elizabeth (Garvey) Foley

spouses:
Gwendolyn Powell

second Kathryn McTigue

child:
Mary Ada (Mrs Foley