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Male, US, born 1884-02-12, died 1971-08-06

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Harvey, Arthur E., Architect; Meline, Frank L., Company


Professional History

Résumé

Harvey was listed in the 1900 US Census as working as an architect. This probably meant that he was a 16-year-old apprentice draftsman for a Boston architect. At the time of his marriage in 06/1906, he was also listed as an "architectural draughtsman." Carpenter, Los Angeles, CA, c. 1908. Structural Engineer, Port of Seattle Commission, Seattle, WA, c. 1918. (The 1917 Seattle City Directory [p. 820] listed Harvey as an architect.) Draftsman, the Frank Meline Company, Architects, Los Angeles, CA, c. 1921; Principal, Arthur E. Harvey, Architect, Los Angeles, CA, c. 1920s-1950s; from at least 1942 until 1955, Harvey had an office at 245 1/2 South Western Avenue, Los Angeles, CA.

Personal

Relocation

Harvey was born at 10 Osborn Place in Boston, MA. (See Source Information Ancestry.com. Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011, , accessed 08/17/2016.) In 1900, a 16-year-old Arthur lived with his family at 41 Hilton Street in Boston's Hyde Park neighborhood. In 1906, he lived at 274 Kilton Street in Boston. He relocated to CA soon after his marriage, between 1906 and 1908.

Harvey worked as a carpenter in 1908, residing at 6159 Pasadena, Avenue in Los Angeles. (See Los Angeles City Directory, 1908, p. 636.) Harvey lived in Seattle, WA, on 0912/1918, where he worked as a structural engineer for the Port of Seattle Commission; he worked at the Bell Street Terminal in Seattle. He and his wife, Nellie, lived at 1105 Newport Way. (See Ancestry.com, Source Citation Registration State: Washington; Registration County: King; Roll: 1991926; Draft Board: 09, accessed 08/17/2016.)

Arthur and Ellen resided in Detroit, MI, in 1920, where he worked in an architect's drafting department. They lived at 56 West Willis Street in Detroit's Second Ward. (See Ancestry.com, Source Citation Year: 1920; Census Place: Detroit Ward 2, Wayne, Michigan; Roll: T625_802; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 76; Image: 486, accessed 08/17/2016.)

In 1921, while working as a draftsman for the Frank Meline Company, Harvey lived at 722 South Bixel Street in Downtown, Los Angeles. (See Los Angeles City Directory, 1921, p. 1264.)

From at least 1935 until 04/1942, Harvey, his wife and son lived at 531 North Gower Street in Los Angeles. (See Ancestry.com, Source Citation Year: 1940; Census Place: Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California; Roll: T627_400; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 60-267, accessed 08/17/2016, and Ancestry.com, Source Citation The National Archives at St. Louis; St. Louis, Missouri; Draft Registration Cards for Fourth Registration for California, 04/27/1942 - 04/27/1942; NAI Number: 603155; Record Group Title: Records of the Selective Service System; Record Group Number: 147, accessed 08/17/2016.) The house had a value of approximately $5,000 in 1940.

Harvey died in Los Angeles County, CA.

Parents

His father, Theodore J. Harvey, was born in 06/1851 in England. In 1884, he worked as a printer, but by 1900, he worked as a bicycle maker in Boston. (There had been a boom in bicycle manufacturing across the US during the 1890s.) His mother, Martha Tisdale, a homemaker, was also born in England in 12/1850. She and Theodore married c. 1870. According to the sometimes accurate US Census, Theodore came to the US in 1878, and had been naturalized by 1900. His mother also had come to the US in 1878 according to this document. The 1900 US Census indicated that Martha and Theodore had had nine children, seven of whom were alive in that year. Those living at home in Boston included: Alice J. (born 01/1871 in England), William H. (born 10/1875 in England), Harry (born 08/1891 in MA) and Bertha M. (born 05/1894 in MA). In 1900, Alice worked as a shirt maker, William, a bicycle maker. (See Ancestry.com, Source Citation Year: 1900; Census Place: Boston Ward 20, Suffolk, Massachusetts; Roll: 686; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 1464; FHL microfilm: 1240686, accessed 08/17/2016.)

Spouse

Harvey married Nellie W. Glines (born 03/18/1884 in Boston, MA), in Boston, MA, on 06/05/1906. MA Marriage Records 1840-1915listed her occupation at the time of her marriage as a "selector of teeth." Nellie's parents were William A. Glines and Carrie Walbridge. (See Source Information Ancestry.com. Massachusetts, Marriage Records, 1840-1915 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013, accessed 08/17/2016.)

Child

He had one son, Arthur E. Harvey, Jr., (born 12/10/1918 in Seattle, WA.)

Biographical Notes

At age 58, Harvey stood 5-feet, 11-inches tall, weighed 175 pounds, had brown eyes and black hair, and had a "sallow" complexion. (See Ancestry.com, Source Citation The National Archives at St. Louis; St. Louis, Missouri; Draft Registration Cards for Fourth Registration for California, 04/27/1942 - 04/27/1942; NAI Number: 603155; Record Group Title: Records of the Selective Service System; Record Group Number: 147, accessed 08/17/2016.)

Harvey traveled with his wife and son from Southampton, England, to New York, NY, aboard the Red Star Liner S.S. Pennland between 09/26/1926 and 10/04/1926. (See Ancestry.com, Source Citation Year: 1926; Arrival: New York, New York; Microfilm Serial: T715, 1897-1957; Microfilm Roll: Roll 3940; Line: 22; Page Number: 212, accessed 08/17/2016.)

SSN: 545-30-9818;



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