J. Williams Beal

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John Williams Beal (19 May 1855 - 7 July 1919) was an architect in Boston, Massachusetts.[1]

Biography[edit]

He was born in 19 May 1855 in Scituate, Massachusetts to John Beal and Lucy Ann Beal.

He married Mary Washburn.

He trained at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and then worked for McKim, Mead & White before opening his own business.[2] His sons, John and Horatio Beal founded J. Williams Beal, Sons, which designed the Masonic Temple (Quincy, Massachusetts) in 1926, and other area buildings.

He died on 7 July 1919 in Hanover, Massachusetts.

Designed by Beal[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Boston almanac. 1884, 1887, 1891, 1894
  2. ^ Technology Review, Volume 21, 1919
  3. ^ The Unitarian, May 1892
  4. ^ Massachusetts Historical Commission, Building Inventory Form #12781 (2008)
  5. ^ "Roxbury Crossing Historical Trust".
  6. ^ Catalogue of the first annual exhibition of the Boston Architectural Club: held at Horticultural Hall, from Tuesday, May 13, to Saturday, May 31, 1890
  7. ^ The Unitarian, May 1892
  8. ^ Charles Hudson. History of the Town of Lexington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts: History. Houghton Mifflin, 1913
  9. ^ "History - First Baptist Church".
  10. ^ Church building quarterly, April 1895
  11. ^ Brookline Preservation Commission, Cottage Farm Historic District Report, December 2015
  12. ^ [1]"Walnut Avenue, Its Memorable Persons and Places, Its History" By Richard Heath
  13. ^ Christian Art, v.2, 1908
  14. ^ "First Baptist Church, Brockton, MA".
  15. ^ Good Housekeeping Magazine, v.50, pp.364-369, 1910
  16. ^ New Insights on the History of Castle in the Clouds
  17. ^ Architectural Plan