Harold Field Kellogg Biography

Harold Field Kellogg




Sculptor, muralist, printmaker, and architect Harold Field Kellogg was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on January 26, 1884, son of Charles Field Kellogg and Carrie Isabelle Maury. He graduated from Harvard in 1906 after which he attended the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris, and in 1910 he returned to Boston, working as a draftsman and architect in a number of Boston offices. In 1913, he opened his own office as a sole practicioner, and served as the first chairman of the Boston Housing Authority. In the meantime, he continued his personal pursuit of fine art, entering his works in exhibitions and. He moved from Boston to southern California in the late 1940s, where he continued to practice as an architect and was a member of the California Society of Printmakers.

He married first on June 1, 1914, in Boston, to Anne Eleanor Wise, born in West Kirby, England, daughter of Charles J. Wise and his wife, Mary Ann Dare. They divorced in December of 1949. He married again on March 24, 1950, in Riverside County, California, to Cleveland, Ohio native Ethel Joyce Bannerman, daughter of Robert Bannerman and his wife, Annie Webb.

Among his Boston area architectural works were the Roxbury Boys’ Club on Dudley (1914), Florence Crittenton League Hospital and Home in Brighton (1924), the Public Services Building at 60 Batterymarch (1928), and the Pierce-Arrow Sales Company at 1065 Commonwealth (1929). He also was a consulting architect to K. M. De Vos and Company in the design of Longwood Towers in Brookline in 1922.     He exhibited at the Annual Gold Medal Exhibitions The Forty-Second Annual Exhibition, 
March 18 ~ April 1, 1951,at the Greek Theatre, Griffith Park
 in Los Angeles, California.

 Harold Field Kellogg died on January 20, 1964, in Riverside County, California.