William Austin Mahoney

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William Austin Mahoney (1871-1952) was a Canadian architect. During the first half of the 20th century, Mahoney was the leading architect in Guelph, Southwestern Ontario.[1] Among the many buildings attributed to him, Mahoney designed several Carnegie libraries in Ontario: Aylmer, Campbellford, Elmira, Exeter, Fergus, Forest, Fort Frances, Kingsville, Midland, Parkhill, Port Hope, Stirling, Tillsonburg, Watford, and Whitby.[2] Mahoney brother, Harry, was the town mayor in 1935-36.[3]


  1. ^ Brown, Ron (8 September 2006). Behind Bars: Inside Ontario's Heritage Gaols. Dundurn. pp. 126–. ISBN 978-1-897045-17-6. Retrieved 24 August 2012. 
  2. ^ Griscti, Verity; Hull, Joshua. "Mahoney, William Austin". Biographical Dictionary of Architects in Canada 1800-1950. Retrieved 25 August 2012. 
  3. ^ Fear, Jon (February 11, 2011). "Flash from the Past: St. George’s Square held many popular shops". Guelph Mercury. Retrieved 25 August 2012.