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Roger Gilman

architect

Roger Gilman, American architect. Awarded Medaille de reconnaisance (France).

Background

Gilman, Roger was born on August 21, 1874 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Francis Brown and Susan Ann (Hood) Gilman.

Education

Preparatory education, Cambridge Latin School. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1895, Master of Arts, 1920. Studied Ecole des Beaux Arts, 1899-1902.

Career

With Post & Sons, architects, New York City, 1902-1908. Practiced alone, Kansas City, Missoury, 1908-1916. With Young Men’s Christian Association overseas, in French Army, 1918.

Dean Rhode Island School of Design, 1919-1929. Editor for Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, 1931-1939.

Works

  • Author: The Great Periods of Interior Architecture, 1926.

Connections

Married Jane Taylor Bowler, June 6, 1918. Children: Barbara, Alison (daughter), Susan.

father:
Francis Brown Gilman

mother:
Susan Ann (Hood) Gilman

spouse:
Jane Taylor Bowler

children:
Barbara Gilman

Alison Gilman (daughter)

Susan Gilman