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architect

William Symmes Richardson, American architect. Member McKim, Mead & White for many years from 1906, retired; Served with American Red Cross, in Italy, 1918. Honorary correspondent; member American Institute Architects.

Background

Richardson, William Symmes was born on February 1, 1873 in Kingston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Edwin Harmon and Caroline (Symmes) Richardson.

Education

University of California, 2 years, class of 1894. Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1½ years. 1½ years abroad and at École des Beaux Arts, Paris.

Unmarried.

Membership

Member McKim, Mead & White for many years from 1906, retired. Served with American Red Cross, in Italy, 1918. Honorary correspondent.

Member American Institute Architects.

Connections

father:
Edwin Harmon Richardson

mother:
Caroline (Symmes) Richardson