Architect. One of the founders in 1826 of the National Academy of Design, Martin Thompson earned a reputation for his architectural skills but also did some waterscape and landscape paintings. He submitted drawings for exhibition to the Academy.
In 1827, he was a partner with Ithiel Town, prominent New York architect. As a young man in New York City, Thompson had worked as a carpenter. Architectural commissions included the 2nd Bank of the United States and the Merchants Exchange Building.
He spent his retirement at Glen Cove on Long Island, and died there in 1877.
Mary Kitchell Thompson (1788 - 1864)*
Charles A. Thompson (____ - 1864)*
Aaron Kitchell Thompson (1817 - 1873)*
Edwin Belknap Thompson (1831 - 1888)*
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Plot: Sec 98 Lot 12989
Created by: BKGenie
Record added: Nov 21, 2009
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