Marion Leroy Bagley

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Marion Leroy Bagley

  • Birth 22 Jan 1902 David City, Butler County, Nebraska, USA
  • Death 27 Jan 1990 Rockville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
  • Burial Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
  • Plot Row L, Lot 48 Upper, Site 3
  • Memorial ID 68333308

Marion Leroy Bagley was the son of Samuel Thomas Bagley and Amy Arvilla Tannahill.

He was born in David City, Nebraska.

He married Dorothy Springer on 29 Oct 1921.

Children:
- Lois Marilyn Bagley
- Norma June Bagley Checkley

Prior to 1947 he bought a farm in Comus, Maryland and lived there until he died. Below is his professional biography.

American Institute of Architects (AIA) 1941.
Potomac Valley Chapter.

Bagley-Soule & Assocs, 8555 Connecticut Ave, Chevy Chase, Md. 20015.

Education:
- University of Nebraska, 1921-23;
- University of Pennsylvania, 1926-28.

Employment:
- Partner, Kirkhuff & Bagley, 1933-41;
- Principle, Marion Leroy Bagley, 1942-58.

Firm: Partner, Bagley,Seoule & Assocs, org. 1958
Registered: D.C, Md, Va.

Principle Works:
- Chevy Chase Shopping Ctr, 1954;
- Fenwick Apts,Baltimore, Md, 1963;
- Fairmont Off. Bldg, Bethesda, Md, 1964;
- Gaithersburg Sq. Shopping Ctr. Md, 1966;
- Chevy Chase Bank & Trust Co, 1969.

Obituary
Frederick Post - January 30, 1990

Mr. Marion Leroy Bagley, 88, of 'Comus Road, Dickerson, died Saturday, Jan. 27, at Suburban Hospital, Rockville.

He was the husband of the late Dorothy S. Bagley, who died in 1984.

Born on Jan. 22,1902 in David City, Neb., he was the son of the late Samuel Thomas and Amy Tannahill Bagley.

Mr. Bagley was a noted Washington, D.C./Maryland architect and retired from the firm of Bagley Soule and Lee in 1984. He attended the University of Nebraska and the University of Pennsylvania.

Mr. Bagley was a founding member and one of the first board members of the Chevy Chase Bank and Trust, now known as Citizens Bank of Maryland. He was also a founding charter member of the Potomac Valley chapter of the AIA and a member of the Washington Building Congress.

He received many tributes, honors and awards, including the Oliver Owen Kubn award for the best architectural design of the year, of which he won three.

In addition to his many professional activities, Mr. Bagley and his wife fulfilled a life-long dream of owning a farm when they moved to Comus in 1945.

He is survived by two daughters, Norma J. Checkley of Comus and Lois M. Boston of Bloomfield Hills, Mich.; one sister, Evelyn Chavez of California; seven grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Mr. Bagley was preceded in death by one brother, Loyal Bagley.

There will be no visitation or viewing. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 2 at the Chevy Chase Presbyterian Church, 1 Chevy Chase Circle, Washington, D.C. The family win meet with friends and relatives in Geneva Hall, located in the church, after the memorial service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to AIA, Potomac Valley Chapter, Marion L. Bagley cholarship Fund, 8601 Georgia Ave., Suite 201 B, Silver Spring, Md. 20910. Arrangements were handled by the Pumphrey's Colonial Funeral Home, Rockville.


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  • Maintained by: Marilyn Harrison
  • Originally Created by: Glenn Wallace
  • Added: 13 Apr 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 68333308
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Marion Leroy Bagley (22 Jan 1902–27 Jan 1990), Find A Grave Memorial no. 68333308, citing Monocacy Cemetery, Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Marilyn Harrison (contributor 47244775) .