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William Rutherford Mead

Mead, William Rutherford, 1846–1928, American architect, b. Brattleboro, Vt. He entered the office of Russell Sturgis in New York City. In 1872 he began to practice architecture with C. F. McKim, and their partnership was joined by Stanford White in 1879 to make the famous firm of McKim, Mead, and White.

See M. Broderick, Triumvirate: McKim, Mead &White (2011).

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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