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William Orr Ludlow

architect

William Orr Ludlow, American architect. Member American Red Cross (chairman Committee on Accident Prevention Madison-Chatham Chapt., cited for Meritorious Personal Service, 1946).; Fellow American Institute Architects (nat. chairman Committee on Public Information).; Member New Jersey Society of Architects, Washington Society New Jersey, Madison History Association, Delta Tau Delta, Tau Beta Pi.

Background

Ludlow, William Orr was born on May 24, 1870 in New York, New York, United States. Son of Review James Meeker and Emma (Orr) Ludlow.

Education

Mechanical Engineering, Stevens Institute Technology, 1892.

Career

Engaged as architectural draftsman with Carrere & Hastings, architects, New York City, 1892-1895. Senior member firm Ludlow & Valentine, architects, 1895-1909. Senior member firm Ludlow & Peabody, 1909-1935, Ludlow & Ludlow, Summit, New Jersey, since 1935.

Work includes 40 college buildings, 30 chs. and large number banks, hospitals and wide variety of buildings (more than 400 in all). Architect for office building of New York Times, the Johns-Manville Building, and 48-story Chase Tower, also buildings in India and Greece. Governor New York Building Congress (Chairman of Commission for recognition of craftsmen, 15 years.

Vice president 7 years).

Membership

Member American Red Cross (chairman Committee on Accident Prevention Madison-Chatham Chapt., cited for Meritorious Personal Service, 1946). Fellow American Institute Architects (nat. chairman Committee on Public Information). Member New Jersey Society of Architects, Washington Society New Jersey, Madison History Association, Delta Tau Delta, Tau Beta Pi.

Connections

Married Abbie Hartwell, June 10, 1902. Children: David Hartwell, William Hartwell.

father:
Review James Meeker Ludlow

mother:
Emma (Orr) Ludlow

spouse:
Abbie Hartwell

children:
David Hartwell Ludlow

William Hartwell Ludlow