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Paul Spencer BYARD

Paul Spencer BYARD

Male 1939 - 2008  (68 years)

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  • Name Paul Spencer BYARD  [1, 2
    Born 30 Aug 1939  New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Alt. Birth 30 Aug 1939  [3
    Census 1940  E 92 St New York, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID 13 
    Find a Grave 44282430 
    Reference Number US1465 
    Buried Abt Jul 2008  Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died 15 Jul 2008  Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Person ID I10470  Byard Families
    Last Modified 26 Apr 2017 

    Father Dever Spencer BYARD,   b. 18 Jan 1908, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1992, New York, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Margaret Linden MATHER,   b. 6 Jul 1910, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 2005, Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Family ID F4298  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
    Children 
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    Last Modified 17 Dec 2016 
    Family ID F3729  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Aug 1939 - New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Abt Jul 2008 - Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Jul 2008 - Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photographs
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  • Notes 
    • Was a lawyer and an architect.
      He was born in New York into an educationally successful family.
      His father was a lawyer and his mother was a teacher of English at Columbia University.
      Byard graduated from Yale College in 1961 and went on to receive degrees from Clare College, Cambridge and Harvard Law School as well.

      Paul Spencer Byard, was a lawyer who returned to school in his late 30s to be an architect died Tuesday, July 15, 2008. He became prominent figure in the world of renovation, renovating some of New York's most familiar sights. He was 68. Charles A. Platt, a partner of Mr. Byard's in Platt Byard Dovell White Architects of Manhattan said, the cause of death was cancer. Mr. Byard was born Aug. 30, 1939, in New York. His father, Spencer Byard, was a lawyer who actively involved in the Trinity Church. The Episcopal landmark is located at the head of Wall Street, and in the New York Society Library, New York. His mother, Margaret Mather Byard, was a Scottish immigrant who taught English at the School of General Studies at Columbia. Mr. Byard graduated from Yale College in 1961. He received degrees from Clare College, Cambridge, and from Harvard Law School. As an architect, he worked on the renovations of Carnegie Hall, the Cooper Union Foundation Building, and the State Supreme Court's Appellate Division Courthouse on Madison Square and the old Custom House on Bowling Green. He also helped design the Chanel 57 building, at 15 East 57th Street; New 42nd Street Studios, at 229 West 42nd Street; and a mausoleum and columbarium at the Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn. His résumé included the cream of the crop law firm Winthrop, Stimson, Putnam & Roberts and the glamorous architectural firm James Stewart Polshek & Partners. Mr. Byard married Rosalie Starr Warren of Bernardsville, N.J in 1965 and she survives him, as well as his sister, Margaret Byard Stearns of Kent, Conn.; a daughter, Eliza Starr Byard of Brooklyn; a son, Joshua Spencer Byard of Bloomfield, N.J.; and two granddaughters.

  • Sources 
    1. [S212] Architecture Bulletin, No. 1, 1 (Reliability: 0).
      Found via Google Books

    2. [S124] Ancestry, jenniferstansfield (Reliability: 0).

    3. [S154] SS Death Index.

    4. [S120] Census, Ancestry 1940 (Reliability: 0).

    5. [S161] WVR, Brooklyn, Kings Co., NY, USA (Reliability: 0).