Sam Stone (1869-1933)


Stone, Sam

Variant Names

Stone, Samuel, Jr.

Personal Information

Birth/Death:    deceased 9/1/1933
Occupation:    American architect
Location:    New Orleans, LA

This record has not been verified for accuracy.

AIA Affiliation

Member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 1909-decease

Biographical Sources

Biographical Directories:
Entry in Henry F. Withey, A.I.A., and Elsie Rathburn Withey, Biographical Dictionary of American Architects (Deceased) (Los Angeles: New Age Publishing Company, 1956. Facsimile edition, Hennessey & Ingalls, Inc., 1970)

Related Records

Partner of Thomas Sully
Partner of Samuel Payne Stone

Archival Holdings

The American Institute of Architects Archives
      Membership file may contain membership application, related correspondence. Contact the AIA Archives at archives@aia.org for further information.
Southeastern Architectural Archive, Tulane University Libraries
      Collection 85. Sam Stone, Jr. Office Records
Records of the New Orleans office of Sam Stone, Jr. (1869-1933). Also included are drawings from predecessor and successor offices as noted. Records include drawings which are organized by project. Includes the records of the following: Sully, Burton and Stone (1896-1898) [Thomas Sully, 1855-1939; Hayward L. Burton, 1867-1953]; Stone Brothers Company (1899-1901) [Guy Stone, 1867-1921]; Stone Brothers, Architects (1901-1910) [Guy Stone; Grover C. Stone, 1883-1966]; Stone Brothers and Crosby (1909-1910) [F.W. Crosby, active, 1909-1912]; Sam Stone, Jr. (1910-1925); Sam Stone, Jr. and Co., Inc. (1928-c. 1945); Stone Brothers (c. 1945-1964).
      Trained in the office of Thomas Sully, Sam Stone, Jr. was one of New Orleans' more important twentieth-century architects. During the early part of his career, he worked with his brothers Guy and Grover, designing such buildings as the Masonic Temple in Mobile, Alabama, the Woodward Building in Birmingham, and the Maison Blanche Building in New Orleans. In the 1920s he was responsible for the Masonic Temple Building in New Orleans, as well as other notable structures. After he died in 1933, his firm continued under the direction of Samuel Payne Stone (†1971) and Frank McCary Stone (†1966).
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Southeastern Architectural Archive, Tulane University Libraries
      Collection 8. Thomas Sully Office Records, includes records of Sully, Burton & Stone. See under Thomas Sully.