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Talmage Coates Hughes

architect , editor.

Talmage Coates Hughes, American architect, editor. Recipient gold medal Michigan Society Architects, 1958.


Hughes, Talmage Coates was born on November 17, 1887 in Coates Bend, Alabama, United States. Son of Thomas Cowin and Dorothy Emeline (Coates) Hughes.


Bachelor of Science, Alabama Polytechnic Institute, 1910, Master of Science, 1911. Graduate student Columbia, 1911-1912.


1 daughter, Mary Craig. Engaged in general practice of architecture, Detroit, since 1921. Founder Monthly Bulletin Michigan Society Architects, 1926.

Editor, public Michigan National Architect.


Served with 310th Engineers, United States Army, at Archangel, Russia, World War I. Fellow, American Institute Architects. Michigan District officer Historic American buildings Survey, 1936.

Chairman Michigan Board of Registration for Architects, Engineers and Surveyors. Member Michigan Academy Science Arts and Letters, Engineers Society Detroit, Michigan Engineering Society, Detroit Board of Commerce. Clubs: Detroit Athletic, Rotary (Detroit).


Married Margaret Craig, December 2, 1919.

Thomas Cowin Hughes

Dorothy Emeline (Coates) Hughes

Margaret Craig