Mowry, Raymond M.
The following data is extracted from Biography and Genealogy of Western Massachusetts, 1639-1925.
RAYMOND M. MOWRY, architect, of Springfield, Massachusetts, was born in his home city November 11, 1889. His father was Adelbert Frank Mowry, and his mother Isabelle Auburn (De Land) Mowry. The father was a mechanical engineer, and a member of the Rhode Island State Militia.
Mr. Mowry attended the primary, grammar and Technical high schools of Springfield, developing his talent for art and architecture, which he chose for a career. He joined the office staff of H. L. Sprague, architect, in Springfield, upon the completion of his studies, and continued for eighteen years with that noted member of the profession. He engaged in business for himself a year ago, in 1924, and continued with success to practice his profession. Mr. Mowry is of the Republican faith in politics, but not active in party affairs, and never has sought nor held public office. He is a member of the First Church, of Longmeadow, which he and his family attend.
Mr. Mowry married, April 30, 1912, in Suffield, Connecticut, Evelyn M. Darracott, daughter of George M. and Jennie (Smith) Darracott. They are the parents of six children, born in Springfield: Barbara, born April 13, 1913; Doris, born January 26, 1915; Norman Irving, born January 1, 1917; Robert De Land, born April 9, 1918; Olive, born December 29, 1918; Louise, born May 7, 1921. The Mowry house is No. 120 Nevins Avenue, Longmeadow, and Mr. Mowry's place of business is No. 25, Harrison Avenue, Springfield, Massachusetts.
Source: Biography and Genealogy of Western Massachusetts, 1639-1925