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Male, US, born 1866-11-12, died 1959-04-19

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Gaggin and Gaggin, Architects


Professional History

Résumé

On 06/14/1895, Gaggin worked as an instructor at Syracuse University in Syracuse, NY.

Partner, Gaggin and Gaggin, Architects, Syracuse, NY, 1902- . In 1915, Gaggin and Gaggin had an office in Room #920 of the University Block in Syracuse.

Teaching

Instructor in Drawing, Syracuse University, 1891-1894; Instructor in Perspective and Descriptive Geometry, 1894-1897; it is likely that he taught at Syracuse only during 1894-1895, and perhaps summers in other years, as he was studying at the École des Beaux-Arts during 1895-1897. Professor of Architecture, 1897-1902. (See Alumni Record and General Catalogue of Syracuse University, 1872-'99 including Genesse College, 1852-1871 and Geneva Medical College, 1835-1872, Frank Smalley, ed., [Syracuse: Alumni Association of Syracuse University, 1899], p. 115. and Who's Who in America, Vol. IX, 1916-1917, Albert Nelson Marquis, ed., [Chicago: A.N. Marquis and Company, 1916], p. 893.)

Professional Activities

Non-resident Member, Architectural League of New York, New York, NY, c. 1894-1898. (See Catalogue of the Thriteenth Annual Exhibition of the Architectural League of New York, [New York: Knickerbocker Press, 1898] p. 12.)

Education

College

B. Architecture, Syracuse University, School of Architecture, Syracuse, NY, 1892. At Syracuse, he was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity.

Coursework, École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts, Paris, France, 1895-1897. (See University Club of Syracuse, Officers, Directors, Committees, Constitution, House Rules, Members, Etc., [Syracuse: University Club of Syracuse, NY, 1904], p. 59.)

Personal

Relocation

Edwin Hall Gaggin was born in Erie, PA.

In 1904, he resided at 714 South Crouse Avenue in Syracuse, NY.

By 1916, he lived at 846 Ostrom Avenue in Syracuse. (See ‎Who's Who in America, vol. IX, 1916-1917, Albert Nelson Marquis, ed., [Chicago: A.N. Marquis and Company, 1916], p. 893.)

Parents

His father was Richard Francis Gaggin, his mother, Gertrude Phoebe Hall Gaggin.

Spouse

He wed Eva Roe on 01/11/1911.

Biographical Notes

Gaggin applied for a US Passport on 06/14/1895, in preparation for a two-year trip abroad. This trip was made to Paris where he attended the École des Beaux-Arts between 1895 and 1897. His passport application indicated that Gaggin, at age 29, was 5-feet, 7-and-a-half-inches tall, with a high forehead, "Roman nose," medium mouth, prominent chin, fair complexion, long face, brown eyes and dark brown hair. (See Ancestry.com, Source Citation National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Washington D.C.; NARA Series: Passport Applications, 1795-1905; Roll #: 448; Volume #: Roll 448 - 14 Jun 1895-20 Jun 1895, accessed 10/11/2017.)

Edwin Gaggin was a Methodist according to his record in Who's Who in America. (See ‎Who's Who in America, vol. IX, 1916-1917, Albert Nelson Marquis, ed., [Chicago: A.N. Marquis and Company, 1916], p. 893.)

Like his brother, Thomas, Edwin was an active member of the Masons. In 1916, he was a 32nd Degree Mason.

Member, Citizens' Club, Syracuse, NY, c. 1916.



Associated Locations

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