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Mellen Clark Greeley

architect

Mellen Clark Greeley, American architect.

Background

Greeley, Mellen Clark was born on February 14, 1880 in Jacksonville, Florida, United States. Son of Jonathan Clark and Leonora (Keep) Greeley.

Education

Student Lawrenceville (New Jersey) School, 1893-1897.

Career

Studied in architectural offices in Jacksonville (Florida) and New York City, 1901-1909. Private practice under own name, Jacksonville, from 1909. Among clients are United States Treasury Department (remodeled United States Post Office and Custom House, St. Augustine, Florida), Federal Public Housing Administration, State of Florida, several counties in Florida, City of Jacksonville, Church of Good Shepherd, Jacksonville (with J.W.C. Corbusiev, Cleveland, O.) Woman’s Club of Jacksonville and others.

Membership

Served with 3rd United States Volunteer Engineers with service in Cuba, Spanish-American War, 1898-1899. Member Florida National Guard, 1899 to 1910, captain Question Manager Corps, 1918-1919. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (charter.

Member board supervising architects Florida Hotel Commission, 1928-1938. Member Florida state board of architecture, (secretary-treasurer from 1923), Jacksonville planning advisory board (secretary-treasurer 1928-1947).

Connections

Married Alice Driggs Seeley, June 23, 1904. Children: Barbara (Mistress.

father:
Jonathan Clark Greeley

mother:
Leonora (Keep) Greeley

spouse:
Alice Driggs Seeley

child:
Barbara (Mrs Greeley