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Raymond Hood

AKA Raymond Mathewson Hood

Born: 29-Mar-1881
Birthplace: Pawtucket, RI
Died: 14-Aug-1934
Location of death: Stamford, CT
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Tarrytown, NY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Architect

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Chicago Tribune Tower

Father: John Parmenter Hood (box manufacturer)
Mother: Vella Mathewson
Wife: Elsie E. Schmidt (his secretary, m. 25-Oct-1920, until his death, two sons, one daughter)
Son: Raymond
Daughter: Trientje
Son: Richard

    University: Brown University (attended 1898-99)
    University: BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1903)
    University: École des Beaux Arts, Paris (1911)

    Hood and Fouilhoux Partner (1931-34)
    Hood, Godley and Fouilhoux Partner (1924-31)
    Palmer and Hornbostel Draftsman (1906-08)
    Cram, Goodhue & Ferguson Draftsman (1901-04)
    American Institute of Architects
    Architectural League of New York
    Theta Delta Chi Fraternity
    Risk Factors: Arthritis

Selected edifices:
Chicago Tribune Tower (1924)
American Radiator Building (1924)
New York Daily News Building (1929)
Masonic Temple, Scranton (1929)
Ideal House (1929)
McGraw-Hill Building (1930)
Rockefeller Center (1931-34, collaborator)


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