William Whitney Lewis was born September 18, 1850, in Manchester, England, the son of William Stump Lewis and his wife, Frances Ellen Whitney (daughter of William F. Whitney).
He married on May 10, 1882, in Philadelphia to Eleanor Hansell (b. 1856-1860 in Philadelphia; d. 1916 in Cohasset), daughter of Barnett Hansell and his wife, Rebecca Wetherill.
W. Whitney Lewis died on August 9, 1933, in Cohasset.
William Whitney Lewis came to the United States at an early age. He studied at Boston Boys’ High School in Philadelphia and then at MIT. From 1868 to 1875 he was a draftsman with Cummings and Sears. He formed his own practice in 1876, specializing in residential architecture, including homes in Boston, Lowell, and Manchester-by-the-Sea. He also designed the Sears Laboratory and Harvard Medical School.
Back Bay Work
|1877||311 Commonwealth (Demolished)|
|1886||16 Exeter (196 Marlborough)|
|1917||17 Marlborough (Remodeling)|