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William Bell Marquis

landscape architect.

William Bell Marquis, American landscape architect. Served as civilian United States Army, engineer construction div., Washington, 1917-1919.; Fellow American Society Landscape Architects; member Massachusetts Forest and Park Association (Executive Committee).

Background

Marquis, William Bell was born on April 27, 1887 in Rock Island, Illinois, United States. Son of William Stevenson and Adelaide Mary (Bell) Marquis.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Lake Forest College, 1909. M. Landscape Architecture, Harvard, 1912.

Career

Staff P. J. Berckmans Company, Augusta, Georgia, 1912-1917. Principal assistant Olmsted Brothers, landscape architects, Brookline, 1919-1937, partner, from 1937.

Membership

Served as civilian United States Army, engineer construction div., Washington, 1917-1919. Fellow American Society Landscape Architects. Member Massachusetts Forest and Park Association (Executive Committee).

Connections

Married Martha Weare Ely, February 14, 1922. Children: Anne (Mistress.

father:
William Stevenson Marquis

mother:
Adelaide Mary (Bell) Marquis

spouse:
Martha Weare Ely

child:
Anne (Mrs Marquis