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George A. Frederick (1842-1924)
MSA SC 3520-13813


Born December 16, 1842

Died August 17, 1924, of cerbral hemorrhage; interred New Cathedral Cemetery

Family Eldest son of John M Frederick and Margaret A. Frederick, immigrants from Germany.  Siblings: Mary, Alphonse Joseph, Wilhemena (or Philomena), Anna, Catherine, and Cecelia.

Married Mary Elinor Everist (March 10, 1838-February 24, 1923) on January 10, 1865

Children Katherine (born July 1876)

Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic

Education Apprentice for Lind & Murdoch of Baltimore, 1858-1863; Niernsee & Neilson of Baltimore, 1863-1864

Member American Institute of Architects; charter member, 1868; Fellowship, 1877; Board of Directors

Career Architect

Baltimore City
1863 Hollins Market (1863)
        Baltimore Court House expansion and improvements (1863; 1868)
1869 German Correspondent Building
1870 Clubhouse, Pimlico Race Course
1871 St. Joseph's Hospital
1873 General German Orphan Asylum
1874 Edgar Allen Poe Monument, Westminster Cemetery
1875 Baltimore City Hall
         Baltimore City College (replaced 1895)
1878 Abell Building
1879 Wednesday Club
1880 Addition to Hutzler's Building
1882 Gottschalk Building
1885 Rennert Hotel
1887 U.S. Marine Hospital, Wyman Park
1889 First National Bank Building
1890 Central Savings Bank
         Strouse Brothers Building
1891 Cemetery Arch, C. Hild
1894 Office building for John Moylan & Sons
1895 Office building for J.F. Weissner & Sons

Donnell Building
Greisenheim (a home for aged Germans)
First National Bank
Bible House
Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Exchange
Quaker Meeting House
Office building for Charles M. Stewart at southwest corner fo Exchange Place and Gay Street
Stock Exchange
Central High School
William Ulbricht residence/store
Hotel Desch, Charles Street
Bakery, Thomas N. Lanahan, Mulberry and Little Sharp streets
Commercial building for Frederick Raine, Baltimore Street

Architect for the Baltimore Park Commission (1863-1895)
    Madison Avenue and Mount Royal Avenue gateways, and possibly greenhouse, of Druid Hill Park, the principal gateway of Patterson Park, and the Lookout Tower of Federal Hill Park; some pavilions
    and fountains throughout

Anne Arundel County
Maryland House of Correction, Jessup (1875-1878)
Renovations on the State House, Annapolis (1876-1880)
St. Mary’s Hall, Annapolis

In Baltimore City—J.D. Mallory House (1883); Mantel, John F. Weissner (1885); I. Freeman Rasin residence (1888); Cylburn, Jesse Tyson (1889); John W. Boult residence (1889); Bauernschmidt House (1894); Nicholas Popplein residence; Captain John.W. Hall residence; Hiram Woods residence; David Bachrach residence; General T. L. Donaldson residence; William H. Allen residence; William Ulbricht residence/store; Barney Street houses

In Aberdeen—Charles Baker (1887)
In Havre de Grace—George Baker
In Walbrook—W. Headington
In Harford County—Frederick Shriver
In Virginia—Henry Gratton Dulany, Jr., Fauquier County
In Louisiana—Edwin Walters

George M Numsen country residence

Roman Catholic Churches
In Baltimore:
1865 St. James the Less Church
1867 St. James and St. John’s Church
1870 Fourteen Holy Martyrs Church and School
1872 St. Pius Memorial Church
1885  St. James Church steeple
        Church of the Holy Cross steeple and additions
1890 St. Vincent's Church improvements
        Whiteford Hall, school at St. Joseph’s Monastery
1898 St. Theresa

St. Thomas Church, Woodberry
St. Francis Church and Convent
St. Paul's Church

St. Bartholomew's, Manchester, Carroll County
St. Mary's Church, Hagerstown, MD
St. Peter's Church, Westernport, MD
Roman Catholic Church, Frostburg. MD
Roman Catholic Church, White Sulpher Springs, WV
Roman Catholic Church, Halifax, NC
Roman Catholic Church, Johnstown, NY
Roman Catholic Church, Winchester, VA

1873 Harford County Almshouse
1874 Methodist Church, Douglas Avenue, Lonaconing, Allegheny County
1876 Centennial Exhibition—designed building to represent State of Maryland, now in Druid Hill Park
1886 Entered and lost competitiont to plan Catholic University, Washington, D.C. (won by Baldwin and Pennington)
1893 Maryland Exposition Building, Chicago World's Fair

Library and Lecture Room, YMCA
Office Building for Hon. F.K. Roberts, Upper Marlboro
Commercial Building, Dr. I.W. Dwinelle
Rock Hill College, Ellicott City, Howard County
Bachrach photo studio, Buena Vista

Pulpit for church, York Co., PA
Presbyterian Church, Cumberland
Mortuary Chapel, Wheeling, WV
Presbyterian Church and Parsonage, Newark, DE

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