Franklin Backus Ware (1873 – )

“WARE Franklin Backus:  Architect: b. N.Y. 1873; s. James E. and Edith C. (Backus) Ware; grad. architectural dep’t, Columbia Univ., Ph.D., 1891; m N.Y. City, June 11, 1903, Grace Imlach.

Corporal Co. B. 7th Reg’t, N.Y.N.G.  Mem. B’d of Aldermen.  1902-03-04-05, 31st Aldermanic Disct., N.Y.; appt’d State Architect, Oct. 15, 1907, by Gov. Charles E. Hughes. Mem. firm of James E. Ware & Son; director Ware Realty Co.  Trustee B’d of Mg’rs, East Side Branch Y.M.C.A.  Republican, Presbyterian. Mem Phi Delta Theta fraternity. Clubs: Republican, Horse Shoe Harbor Yacht. (Larchmont), Fort Orange (Albany).

Residence: 309 West End Av.  Address: 1170 Broadway N.Y. City; Capitol, Albany N.Y.”

Source:  Who’s Who in New York (City and State), Vol. 4, by Lewis Randolph Hamersly, John  William Leonard, Frank R. Holmes, L.R. Hamersley and Co., New York City, 1901, page 1345

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