Full Name Walter Boughton Chambers
Born 15 September 1866 in New York (Brooklyn), New York
Died 19 April 1945 in New York (Bronx), New York
Buried Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York
Elected 5 March 1892 at age twenty-five
Walter Boughton Chambers. [Born] 1866. Architect.
For fifty-three years a devoted Centurion; second in length of membership on this memorial roll [of 1945 decedents]. Gold-medalist of the American Institute of Architects and of the Fifth Avenue Association for notable buildings. Restorer of General Washington’s Headquarters at Dobbs Ferry; designer of the International Mercantile Marine Company’s building at historic No. 1 Broadway, for which he received the New York City Downtown Association’s award in 1922; architect of two halls at Yale and of a group of seven buildings at Colgate University. He was the very beau-ideal, in manners and appearance, of an architect.
Source: Henry Allen Moe Papers, Mss.B.M722. Reproduced by permission of American Philosophical Society Library & Museum, Philadelphia
Henry Allen Moe
Henry Allen Moe Papers, 1945 Memorials