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Name:    Ferrand, Gabriel
Profession:  Architect
Born/Started:    1876
Died/Ended:    1934
Description:    Born in Toulouse, France, Gabriel Ferrand moved to the United States about 1908, becoming assistant professor in charge of design at the Carniegie Institute of Technology in Pittsburgh, PA. He moved to St. Louis following his appointment to the Washington University School of Architecture faculty in 1914, becoming dean of the School of Architecture in 1916. He formed the partnership of Ferrand and Fitch, and designed many buildings on the Drury College campus, and the United Hebrew Temple. In 1931, because of the excellence of his work in architecture, he was named chevalier of the Legion of Honor of the French Republic by decree of the President of France. Ferrand was recognized as an educator and artist as well as an architect.

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