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Robert Day Andrews

architect

Robert Day Andrews, American architect. member Andrews & Jaques, 1884-1890, Andrews, Jaques & Rantoul, 1890-1917, then Andrews, Jones, Biscoe & Whitmore. Architect for new wings of Bulfinch State House, Boston, and for restoration of Bulfinch State House, Hartford, Connecticut, 1913-1917.

Background

Andrews, Robert Day was born on March 5, 1857 in Hartford, Connecticut, United States. Son of Samuel James and Catharine Augusta (Day) Andrews.

Education

Graduate Hartford High School, 1874. Special course architecture Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1875-1876. Traveled abroad as student, 1884.

Honorary Master of Arts, Colorado College, 1901.

Career

Senior member Andrews & Jaques, 1884-1890, Andrews, Jaques & Rantoul, 1890-1917, then Andrews, Jones, Biscoe & Whitmore. Architect for new wings of Bulfinch State House, Boston, and for restoration of Bulfinch State House, Hartford, Connecticut, 1913-1917. Author of inscription, “Obedience to Law Is Liberty,” upon court houses of Worcester and Cleveland.

Home: Boston, Massachusetts Deceased.

Works

  • Author of inscription, “Obedience to Law Is Liberty,” upon court houses of Worcester and Cleveland.

Membership

Member Andrews & Jaques, 1884-1890, Andrews, Jaques & Rantoul, 1890-1917, then Andrews, Jones, Biscoe & Whitmore. Architect for new wings of Bulfinch State House, Boston, and for restoration of Bulfinch State House, Hartford, Connecticut, 1913-1917.

Connections

Married Elisabeth Seaman, April. Children: Robert Engs (deceased), Katharine Day (Mistress.

father:
Samuel James Andrews

mother:
Catharine Augusta (Day) Andrews

spouse:
Elisabeth Seaman

children:
Robert Engs Andrews (deceased)

Katharine Day (Mrs Andrews