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Chadwick, Cpl. Gordon  

Corporal, U.S. Army, Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives (MFAA)

A prominent New York architect, Gordon O. Chadwick voluntarily enlisted for service with the MFAA in Germany during World War II. He grew up in New Jersey and attended Princeton University, graduating in 1938. Chadwick then worked under Frank Lloyd Wright as an apprentice until 1942, supervising projects such as the Pope-Leighey House in Mount Vernon, Virginia. After his return from Europe, he became well known for his design of private homes. Chadwick also built the information center in Colonial Williamsburg and remodeled Barney’s clothing store on Seventh Avenue and 17th Street in Manhattan. In 1953, Chadwick partnered with George Nelson Associates to form the architectural firm of Nelson & Chadwick which specialized in industrial design.

Chadwick passed away in 1980 at the age of 65.


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