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Francis Willard Bancroft

 (1874 - 1962)
Francis Willard Bancroft was active/lived in New York, New Jersey.  Francis Bancroft is known for landscape painting, architecture.

Francis Willard Bancroft

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Bancroft, Francis Willard (1874 – 1962)

Born Bloomfield, NJ.  Died Manhattan, NY.

Parents: John Milton and Mary (Hay) Bancroft

1893-4 Listed as Freshman, then Sophomore, University of Pennsylvania
1900 Census Bloomfield, New Jersey.  Architect

1900 Exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago.

1917 WWI Registration.  Architect, Warren & Wetmore, New York City. Lives Brooklyn.

1917 University of Pennsylvania, School Catalogs.  “Francis Willard Bancroft.  B.S. in Architecture, 1896; Architect; Member Salmagundi and Orange Camera Clubs.  16 E. 47th street, New York; and 40 Beach Street, Bloomfield, N.J.”

1925 Census New York.  Architect.

1930 Census Manhattan.  Architect.

1940 Census New York.  Married, wife Louise.  Drafting, Architecture

Information from Census records;
Submitted by Edward P. Bentley, Art Researcher and Historian, Greenville, Michigan.

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About  Francis Willard Bancroft

Born:  1874 - Bloomfield, New Jersey
Died:   1962 - Manhattan, New York
Known for:  landscape painting, architecture