Male, US, born 04/01/1855, died 12/07/1908

Associated with the firm network

United States Government, Department of the Treasury, Office of the Supervising Architect, Aiken, William Martin

Professional History

Draftsman, H. H. Richardson, Architect, Boston, MA, 1880-1882; Draftsman, William Ralph Emerson, Architect, Boston, MA, 1882-1884; Principal, William Martin Aiken, Architect, Cincinnati, OH, 1886-1895; Supervising Architect, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Washington, D.C., 1895-1897; he designed many U.S. Post Offices and Customs Houses across the U.S., and supervised the planning and construction of U.S. Mints in Philadelphia, PA, and Denver, CO; Consulting Architect , Borough of Manhattan, New York City, NY, 1901-1902;

Member, American Institute of Architects, New York Chapter; Member, Architectural League of New York, NY; Century Association, New York, NY; with Russell Sturgis, he contributed to the Dictionary of Architects, (New York: The Macmillan Company, 1902);

Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, elected 1889;


Aiken attended primary and secondary schools in Charleston, SC; University of the South, 1872-1874; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 1877-1879;

Associated Locations

  • New York, NY (Architect's Death)
    New York, NY

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  • Charleston, SC (Architect's Birth)
    Charleston, SC

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PCAD id: 1413