Male, US

Associated with the firm network

Tharp, Newton J., Architect


Professional History

Aitken sculpted the Victory Monument of Admiral Dewey in Union Square, San Francisco; Aitken was an Instructor at the Mark Hopkins Art Institute in San Francisco; on a visit to San Francisco, President McKinley helped to break ground for the Victory Monument in May 1901; on 9/7/1901, McKinley was shot, dying a week later; later, Aitken would sculpt a monument in San Francisco to the assasinated McKinley ;


PCAD id: 820