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Architect

William Brooks Cavin, American architect. Registered architect, District of Columbia. Recipient 1st prize International Competition for Design, State of Minnesota, St. Paul, 1946. Member Minnesota Architectural Review Board, St. Paul, 1972-1984, Heritage Preservation Commission, Minneapolis, 1972-1982; Fellow American Institute of Architects; member Society Architectural Historians, American Interprofl. Institute Clubs: Minneapolis Athletic.

Background

Cavin, William Brooks was born on November 3, 1914 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William Brooks and Sara Rench (Newcomer) Cavin.

Education

AB, Harvard University, 1937. Bachelor of Architecture, Harvard University, 1940. Master in Architecture, Harvard University, 1941.

Career

Draftsman various, Washington, 1941-1946. Sole proprietor Brooks Cavin, Architects, St. Paul, 1946-1960, 1969-1980. Partner Cavin and Page Architects, St. Paul, Minneapolis, 1960-1980, Cavin and Rova Architects, St. Paul, 1980-1986.

Lecturer School Architecture, University Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1947-1967.

Achievements

  • Registered architect, District of Columbia.

Membership

Member Minnesota Architectural Review Board, St. Paul, 1972-1984, Heritage Preservation Commission, Minneapolis, 1972-1982. Fellow American Institute of Architects. Member Society Architectural Historians, American Interprofl.

Institute Clubs: Minneapolis Athletic.

Connections

Married Dorothy Jane Pickett, December 26, 1939. Children: W. Brooks, Edward P., Ann, Barbara, Thomas J.

father:
William Brooks Cavin

mother:
Sara Rench (Newcomer) Cavin

spouse:
Dorothy Jane Pickett

child:
W. Brooks Cavin

child:
Edward P. Cavin

child:
Ann Cavin

child:
Barbara Cavin

child:
Thomas J. Cavin