“WARE, William Rotch, architect. editor; b. Cambridgeport, Mass., Sept 6, 1848; s. John Fothergill Waterhouse and Caroline Parsons (Rice) Ware; descendant of Robert Ware, who settled in Dedham Mass., prior to 1642; grad Phillips Exeter Acad., 1867; A.B., Harvard, 1871; studied Mass. Inst. Tech.; Ecole Des Beaux Arts, Paris; m. Alice Hathaway Cunningham, of Boston, Mass., May 17, 1877: 7 children, John, Francis C., Richard C., Malcolm C., Phillip C., Edward C., Stephen C.
Asst. editor and editor of the American Architect and Building News (weekly). 1876-07; also editor of Topical Architecture (monthly). Corr. mem. Am. Inst. Architects; hon. mem. Boston Soc. Architects; mem. Soc. Beaux-Arts Architecture; Phi Beta Kappa (Harvard). Unitartian. Editor and Compiler: Monographs of American Architecture (VI), 1885-8; The Georgian Period (3 vols. quatro), 1892-02; Renaissance Doorways, 1901; Door and Window Grilles, 1902; Ecclesiastical Domes, 1904.
Home: East Milton, Mass.”
Source: Who’s Who in New England, Vol. 3, by Albert Nelson Marquis, A.N. Marquis and Co. publisher, Chicago, 1916, page 1110