Frederick Octavius Lewis

Personal Data

Frederick Octavius Lewis, Jr., was born on April 4, 1880, in Denver, Colorado, the son of Frederick Octavius Lewis and his wife, Hester Cowley.

He married ca. 1918 to Anna Louise Teresa Suter (b. 1868-1869 in Canada; d. 28Sep1943), daughter of Louis Suter and his wife, Anna Lewis.

Frederick Lewis died in 1943.


Frederick Lewis was an architect and engineer.  In 1918, he lived in Detroit, but by the time of the 1920 US Census, he had moved to Boston and was a practicing architect.  He opened his own office in 1922 and continued to practice in Boston until about 1924.  He no longer was listed in the Boston City Directories from 1925 to 1927, but was once again listed from 1928 through 1932, with his home and offices located at 255 Berkeley (for which he had designed a remodeling in 1924).

In 1923, he designed an office building at 193 Hanover which also housed the Hanover Street post office.

By 1942, he was practicing in New York City.

Back Bay Work

1924 48 Commonwealth (Remodeling)