Noble Foster Hoggson

Architect, Author

1865 –

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Who is Noble Foster Hoggson?

Noble Foster Hoggson, Sr. was a builder, architect, and author in the United States. He specialized in building and planning banks in New York City. He partnered with his brother William J. Hoggson to establish Hoggson Brothers Builders and his son, Noble Foster Hoggson, Jr., was a prominent landscape architect.

Hoggson was born in New Haven, Connecticut to Samuel J. Hoggson and Luey Hoggson. His father was from Glasgow, Scotland and was an engraver and die maker. Hoggson graduated from Yale in 1888 and then continued his studies of architecture in Europe. Hoggson worked at Charles Wellford Leavitt's firm. He established Hoggson Brothers Building in 1889 and incorporated it in 1907. His brother was was the architect William J. Hoggson, apart from their partnership, worked in Greenwich, Connecticut and Florida.

Hoggson was in charge of a 1916 remodel of the Mercantile Bank building in Jonesboro, Arkansas. He wrote articles on bank building as well as on World War I

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on July 23, 2013


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