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Richmond Harold Shreve

architect.

Richmond Harold Shreve, Canadian architect.

Background

Shreve, Richmond Harold was born on June 25, 1877 in Cornwallis, Canada. Son of Richmond (Doctor of Divinity) and Mary C. P. (Hocken) S.

Education

Bachelor of Architecture, Cornell Univercity, 1902.

Career

Came to the United States, 1885, naturalized, 1906.

Membership

Member faculty Cornell Univercity, 1902-1906. Member Real Estate Board New York (member of the Board of Governors, 1930-1932, 1935-1937, and 1940-1942). Member New York Building Congress (president 1927, 28, 29).

Member of the board of design New York World’s Fair 1939. Member of advisory board of architects Goucher College. Member of advisory council, college of Architecture, Cornell Univercity.

Fellow American Institute Architects (Chairman of Commission on housing 1935-1936. Member Architectural League New York, Sigma Xi. Member Royal Institute of British Architects.

Clubs: Cornell (president 1924-1927), Union League.

Connections

Married Ruth Bentley, October 15, 1906. Children: Richmond Bentley, Robert Wilton, Thomas Charles.

father:
Richmond Shreve

spouse:
Ruth Bentley

children:
Richmond Bentley Shreve

Robert Wilton Shreve

Thomas Charles Shreve