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  James Hoban - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hoban was a humanitarian who had difficulties with slavery and always attempted to treat them with dignity and respect.
The building was damaged in the War of 1812 and Hoban was involved in its restoration.
A memorial arbour is being designed to honour James Hoban near his birth place and is expected to be completed by 2008.
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James Hoban was born in Desart, near Callan, County Kilkenny, Ireland, near the home of Edmund Rice's family.
Hoban's design was successful and from 1793 to 1800 he oversaw the work of construction.
James Hoban died in Washington D.C. on December 8th.
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 James Hoban - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Hoban, James (1762?-1831), American architect, born in county Kilkenny, Ireland, and educated at the University of Dublin.
James (saints), name of three saints, figures in the 1st-century Christian church.
James (book of Bible), book of the New Testament, one of seven New Testament Epistles that are known collectively as the Catholic, or General,...
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 Hoban, James - HighBeam Encyclopedia
James Hoban Jr., at 71, of Brockton, Army vet.(Obituaries)(Obituary)
James Taylor: Scheduled pace put on hold to mourn Pope John Paul II James Taylor Bishop Hoban High School
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 The White House
The White House, one of the most recognizable buildings in Washington, DC, was designed by James Hoban, an Irish-born and-trained architect who won a competition organized by President George Washington and Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson in 1792.
Hoban's inspiration for the house was drawn from an Anglo-Irish villa called the Leinster House in Dublin.
While James Madison was President from 1809 to 1817, the White House was torched by the British in the War of 1812.
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 1792 - Strange Secrets Of The White House
James was born in County Kilkenny, Ireland in 1758, the son of Edward Hoban and Martha Bayne.
In 1747, James Fitzgerald married Emily Lennox, the daughter of Charles Lennox, the Duke of Richmond, and a godfather to King George II.
As a result of this favorable marriage, James was made Viscount Leinster in 1749 by George II and later the Duke of Leinster in 1766 by George III.
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 James T. McCusker, Inc. - News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Like the James Hoban commemoratives of Oct. 13, 1981, the 33¢ White House adhesive was released on the eve of a postal rate increase.
Unlike the 2000 White House and the 1981 Yorktown stamps, the Hoban commemorative was jointly issued with Ireland.
James Hoban was the architect for the White House.
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 James Hoban --Joint issue Stamps
James Hoban was born in Desart, near Callan, County Kilkenny, Ireland,quite near the home of Edmund Rice's family.
In 1792 he moved to the District of Columbia and submitted plans in a competition for the design of the Presidential residence.Hoban's design was successful and from 1793 to 1800 he oversaw the work of construction.
Hoban's design for the White House is said to be modelled on the design of Leinster House, Dublin, originally the home of the Duke of
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 James Hoban Biography
James Hoban served as apprentice under Irish architect Thomas Ivory, where he learned drawing and worked with Ivory on the Dublin Exchange.
Hoban remained as an architect builder in Washington for the rest of his life.
James Hoban died December 8, 1831 at the age of 73.
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 Ireland FDC 18P James Hoban, White House Architect   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
James Hoban had already established himself as a talented architect and builder in the Charleston, South Carolina area when word reached him that planners for the new federal city on the Potomac were offering a five hundred dollar prize for the best design for a presidential mansion.
While supervising the construction of the presidential mansion Hoban was also asked to supervise construction of the north wing of the capitol building.
James Hoban went on to become one of the new federal city's most respected citizens -- he took the city's first census, became a captain of the Washington artillery, and served as a lifetime member of the city council.
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 The White House - Washington D.C.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The official residence of the Presidents of the United States, The White House, at Washington, D.C., was designed and built by Brother James Hoban, (1762?-1831) the architect who who supervised the construction and laid the cornerstone of the first White House in 1792.
Hoban collaborated with William Thornton in constructing the U.S. Capitol, and, in 1797, was named superintendent of executive buildings to be erected, including the Treasury, State, War, and Navy buildings.
James Hoban laid the cornerstone of the White House with Masonic ceremonies, October 12, 1792.
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 Information about U.S. FDC: 18¢+20¢ James Hoban Combination   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
James Hoban, one of the most influential architects of early America, was born in Callan, Ireland in 1758.
While in Charleston, Hoban designed and built a number of houses, as well as the state capitol at Columbia, which stood until General Sherman's troops destroyed it during the Civil War.
Hoban also supervised the rebuilding of the mansion after it was gutted by fire during the War of 1812.
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 Bowditch & Dewey, LLP - Attorney: James P. Hoban   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Hoban is a senior associate in the litigation practice group.
Hoban is a co-author of the introductory chapter of the Massachusetts Liability Insurance Manual (MCLE, Inc. 2000) (update pending), “Basic Elements of the Insurance Contract,” and a chapter of Massachusetts Discovery Practice (MCLE, Inc. 2002), “Discovery Motions and Appeals.” Mr.
Hoban is admitted to practice before all Massachusetts federal and state courts.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Hoban,
Argents, Dawgs on roll for playoffs notebook: Bishop Hoban, Berwick, Tunkhannock, Lake-Lehman begin District 2 tournament.
Volleyball: Hoban wins first title in tri-match: The Argents down Lake-Lehman and North Pocono to break a three-way tie and claim District 2 top seed.
Odd, and getting odder; Russell Hoban should be putting his feet up, but his novels are as passionate and perplexing as ever.
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 National Building Museum: The White House in Miniature
In June 1792, architect James Hoban travelled to Washington to examine the site of the proposed President's House before submitting his design to the competition announced the previous March.
Hoban had met George Washington in South Carolina in 1791 and consulted with him again in 1792, probably the only competitor with direct knowledge of Washington's ideas about the house's character.
Hoban based his successful President's House design on Dublin's Leinster House, an 18th-century mansion that later became the Irish Parliament House.
www.nbm.org /Exhibits/past/2000_1996/The_White_House_Hoban.html   (351 words)

Manuscript DS: "James Hoban" and "William Thornton" as Justices of the Peace, on the bottom portion of a larger, related Manuscript DS: "John McClelland/[hand-drawn seal]" and by "William Thornton" as witness, 3¼p, 7¾x12¾.
The manuscript document signed by both Hoban and Thornton reads, in full: "This second day of March A.D. 1821 before the Subscribers one of the Justices of the Peace for the County aforesaid personally appeared J.L. McClellan the same who executed this instrument of Release and acknowledged the same to be his act and Deed.
Architect JAMES HOBAN supervised the construction of the north wing of the Capitol from Thornton's design from 1798-1800.
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 James Hoban- White House Architect
Students will be exposed to the contributions of James Hoban and why he was honored on a U.S. postage stamp.
Explain that when James Hoban first designed the White House there was no television, so the theatre was not in his original design.
Finally, give each student an enlarged copy of the stamp of James Hoban and allow them to add it to their booklet along with a paragraph describing his contributions to our history.
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 Explore DC: The White House
The first prize ($500) was won by James Hoban, whose design was much larger than the present White House.
In fact, Hoban's grand design was not executed because a shortage of skilled labor in the infant capital led President Washington (who never lived in the White House) to scale back the plans.
Hoban returned to supervise the rebuilding of the White House.
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 AIA Continental Europe
You are cordially invited to attend a reception to mark the launch of the James Hoban Commemoration Program at Kilkenny Castle, Ireland on Thursday September 28th.
James Hoban was born on the estate of the Cuffe famile, Earls of Desart, near Callan in the county of Kilkenny, Ireland in 1758.
Honoring European Architectural Endeavor: James Hoban was among the first in a line of European-born architects and engineers who achieved critical acclaim for their work in both the public and private sectors in America.
aiaeurope.org /news/200609/hoban.html   (889 words)

 Their Stamp on History: James Hoban (c.1762-1831)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
James Hoban was already an established architect when he entered a contest to design a home for the new President of the United States in 1792.
Hoban won the design contest with a design that included two stories and a raised basement.
Hoban was called in to work on the White House again in 1814 after the British burned the building in the War of 1812.
www.stamponhistory.com /2006/05/01/0001   (288 words)

 The White House Historical Association > Timelines
James Hoban, an Irish-born and trained architect then living in Charleston, South Carolina, won the design competition for the White House.
Born in Kilkenny, Ireland about 1758, Hoban immigrated to the United States and worked as an architect and builder in Philadelphia and Charleston from 1785 until his move to the nation’s capital in 1792.
He spent the rest of his life in Washington and became a prominent figure in the building trades and served as a member of the City Council from 1802-1831.
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 Residence - White House Museum
James Hoban's original design was modeled after the Leinster House in Dublin, Ireland and did not include the north and south porticos.
The presidential mansion is situated on the angled Pennsylvania Avenue at the 1600 block, down the street from the Capitol building, and so is given the address 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC.
Original architect James Hoban returned to supervise the reconstruction, and few architectural changes were made when restoration was completed in 1817 under President James Monroe, who furnished the house in fashionable style.
www.whitehousemuseum.org /residence.htm   (984 words)

 Amazon.com: "James Hoban": Key Phrase page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
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Ultimately the White House was designed by architect James Hoban, using a Dublin estate called Leinster House as inspiration.
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 Oak Hill
James Monroe (1758-1831), the fifth President of the United States, began the construction of Oak Hill, his Loudoun County mansion, between 1820 and 1823 and lived here following his presidency until 1830, the year before he died.
For the design of Oak Hill, Monroe sought ideas from both Thomas Jefferson and James Hoban, architect of the White House.
The two men, together with James Madison, formed political and personal bonds that lasted for half a century.
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 History of the White House from George Washington, to the burning of the White House in 1814, to Bill Clinton
Architect James Hoban submitted the winning entry, competing against such entrants as Thomas Jefferson, who entered a design under the pseudonym "AZ." As a prize, Hoban received a $500 gold medal and a plot of land for his own use.
Both the interior and exterior suffered extensive damage, and, once again, James Hoban was called upon to assist in the reconstruction which took three years to complete.
During President James Polk's tenure, 1845-49, gas was piped in.
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Congress selected a design submitted by James Hoban, an Irish immigrant architect, who modeled his plan after Leister House in Dublin.
Hoban's design beat out several proposals, including the one Thomas Jefferson submitted.
In November 1800, President John Adams and his wife, Abigail, moved into the "Presidential Palace." People began to call the mansion the White House around 1809 because of the sharp contrast between its white-gray sandstone and the nearby red brick buildings.
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 James Hoban (1762-1831) - Biographies [Archeire, Irish Architecture Online]
Archiseek / Ireland / Architects of Ireland / James Hoban
James Hoban was born in Desart, near Callan, County Kilkenny.
Having studied architecture at the Dublin Society School, he emigrated to the United States and soon established himself as an architect in Philadelphia.
www.irish-architecture.com /architects_ireland/hoban.html   (181 words)

 AllRefer.com - James Hoban (Architecture, Biography) - Encyclopedia
AllRefer.com - James Hoban (Architecture, Biography) - Encyclopedia
James Hoban[hO´bun] Pronunciation Key, c.1762–1831, American architect, b.
By 1789, Hoban had immigrated to the United States.
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