This following biography was researched, compiled, and written by Geoffrey K. Fleming, Director, Southold Historical Society, Southold, NY.
ALAN CALDWELL DAVOLL (August 24, 1898 - September 12, 1979)
Architect, illustrator, painter, and printmaker. Alan Caldwell Davoll was the son of Mary Agnew Pyle (b. 1870) and David Lake Davoll Jr. (b. 1869), a noted pharmacist and chemist. Alan was born in Illinois but was raised, at least partially, in Michigan and Newport, Rhode Island. It was in Newport that his father (and later Alan himself) operated the family's successful pharmacy located at Thames and Pelham Streets.
Though his early artistic training remains unknown, he eventually attended Columbia Univ
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