Male, US, born 1851, died 12/14/1900

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Fuller, George A., Construction Company

Professional History

Architect, J.E. Fuller, Architect, Worcester, MA; Architect, Peabody and Stearns, Architects, Boston, MA; Partner-in-Charge, Peabody and Stearns, Architects, New York, NY, 1876-1880; Partner, Fuller and Clark, Architects, Chicago, IL, 1880-1882; Principal, George A. Fuller Company, Building Contractors, Chicago, IL, 1882-1970; Partner, Fuller-Thompson Building Contractors, New York, NY, c. 1890s. Founder, George A. Fuller Company, Building Contractors, New York, NY, 1896-1970; along with Thompson-Starrett and Company, the George A. Fuller Company was a pioneer in the construction of very tall, steel-framed buildings in New York City and other major Eastern and Midwestern cities. Fuller's firm had a very close working relationship with the prestigious civil engineering consultants, Purdy and Henderson, of New York. Fuller died early in life at age 49, but his son-in-law, Harry S. Black, successfully steered the Fuller Company into large-scale construction projects and real estate development. The company merged with the Northrop [Aircraft] Corporation in 1971.


Graduate, Andover College, Andover, MA; architectural coursework, Boston School of Technology, Boston, MA;


His father was Augustus Fuller, (born c. 1822 in MA), his mother, Elmira J. Fuller (born c. 1832 in MA). In 1860, Fuller worked as a carpenter in Templeton, MA. George Fuller had a brother, Eugene L. Fuller, (born c. 1848 in MA). In 1860, when George was 8, his parents' residence was worth a modest $600, and the family estate valued at $100.

Fuller died from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) at the age of 49.

PCAD id: 1756