William Ward Watkin

William Ward Watkin

Birth
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 24 Jun 1952 (aged 66)
Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Burial Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 8834090 · View Source
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Father of Brig General William Ward Watkin, Jr. Married Annie Ray Townsend in 1914 (d 1929); Married Josephine Cockrell 1933 (d. 1987)

Son of Fred Ward Watkin and Mary Mathilda Hancock

Watkin studied architecture with Paul Philippe Cret at the University of Pennsylvania and earned a B.S. degree in 1908. In 1909 he went to work for the Boston architects Cram, Goodhue, and Ferguson, who sent him to Houston in August 1910 to oversee construction of the initial buildings of the Rice Institute (now Rice University), "

For more information see the following:

Stephen Fox, "WATKIN, WILLIAM WARD," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fwa91), accessed June 17, 2012. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.



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  • Created by: Paula J
  • Added: 26 May 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8834090
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Ward Watkin (21 Jan 1886–24 Jun 1952), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8834090, citing Glenwood Cemetery, Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Paula J (contributor 46489742) .