L. Bancel LaFarge

Architect, Person

1900 – 1989

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Who was L. Bancel LaFarge?

L. Bancel LaFarge was an American architect. He was a founding member of the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission.

LaFarge was born into a prominent American family. His grandfather, John LaFarge, was a noted American artist. His father, Bancel LaFarge, was an artist as well. His mother was a granddaughter of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, and a direct descendant of Benjamin Franklin.

LaFarge was a graduate of Harvard College and the Yale School of Architecture.

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Born
1900
Profession
Education
  • Harvard College
Died
1989

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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