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Name: William Robert Powell

Birth/Established: 1876   Death/Dissolved: 1967

 


Biography:  
  William Robert Powell was born and attended school in Radnor, Ohio. He attended Oberlin College and Case School of Applied Science, graduated from Columbia University in 1905, and received a degree in Fine Arts from the Sorbonne in Paris in 1907. According to City Directories, he settled in Cleveland in 1909, and earned a law degree at Western Reserve University in 1929. He was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity and the Hiram Lodge of the Masons at Delaware. He was listed as a registered architect in the November 1940 Ohio Architect. He retired in 1964 and died in 1967 at the age of eighty-nine in Delaware, Ohio. He was buried in Radnor. 

 

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Building Name Date Address Status
1914
2125 Superior Avenue
Cleveland
Standing
1916
East 79th Street Branch
Cleveland
Standing
1918
Allendale Avenue
East Cleveland
Unknown
1918-21
59 Lincolnway East
Massillon
Standing
1923
Mayfield Road
Cleveland
Demolished
1925
11420 Lorain Avenue
Cleveland
Standing
1925
3411-5 East 140th Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1927
2904 Montgomery Road
Shaker Heights
Standing
1929
3216 Silsby Road
Cleveland Heights
Standing
1930
2595 Noble Road
Cleveland Heights
Standing

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Cleveland City Directories 1909 - 1939

Coates, William R.; A History of Cuyahoga County and the City of Cleveland; v. III, p.216-7; 1924 Chicago and New York : American Historical Society

Obituary Cleveland Press May 20, 1967

Who's Who in Ohio 1930 p 104


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