Charles Coker Wilson

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Charles Coker Wilson (November 20, 1864 – 1933) was an American architect based in Columbia, South Carolina.[1] Wilson was born in Hartsville, South Carolina, and graduated from South Carolina College with an engineering degree in 1886, continuing on to receive his master's degree in 1888. He briefly studied architecture in the Atelier Duray at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. Much of his work contained Beaux-Arts elements.[1] Architects who worked for Wilson include Joseph F. Leitner, during 1901-1905, who became a noted architect in Wilmington, North Carolina; and Henry Ten Eyck Wendell, during 1905-1906.[1]

A number of his works are listed on the United States National Register of Historic Places:

Wilson was a principal in the firm of Wilson, Berryman & Kennedy. That firm designed the following on the National Register of Historic Places:


  1. ^ a b c Wells, John E. "Wilson, Charles C. (1864-1933)". North Carolina Architects and Builders: A Biographical Dictionary. Raleigh, North Carolina: North Carolina State University Libraries. 
  2. ^ Heather Fearnbach (March 2011). "City Hospital-Gaston Memorial Hospital" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2014-11-01.