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 Henry Rector

Henry Rector

Birth
Duanesburg, Schenectady County, New York, USA
Death 5 Nov 1878 (aged 84)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Menands, Albany County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 1321 · View Source
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Architect. Born on November 7, 1793, in Duanesburg, New York, he is regarded as one of New York's foremost architects of the 1800s. Some of achievements included the New State Court of Appeals Building, New York State Hall Museum, State Education Building, West Wing of the State Capitol Building and the State Normal School Building. He also designed and built the Albany County Courthouse Building. In 1971, his New State Court of Appeals Building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is one of six buildings housing a state's highest court currently so recognized.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 1321
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Rector (7 Nov 1793–5 Nov 1878), Find A Grave Memorial no. 1321, citing Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, Albany County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .