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Members of the Commission

Chairmen

Daniel H. Burnham, 1910-1912*
Daniel Chester French, 1912-1915
Charles Moore, 1915-1937
Gilmore D. Clarke, 1937-1950
David E. Finley, 1950-1963
William Walton, 1963-1971
J. Carter Brown, 1971-2002
Harry G. Robinson, III, 2002-2003
David M. Childs, 2003-2005
Earl A. Powell, III, 2005-

*Dates denote years served as Chairmen

Architects / Planners

Daniel H. Burnham, 1910-1912
Thomas Hastings, 1910-1917
Cass Gilbert, 1910-1916
Peirce Anderson, 1912-1916
Charles A. Platt, 1916-1921
William Mitchell Kendall, 1916-1921
John Russell Pope, 1917-1922
Louis Ayres, 1921-1925
Henry Bacon, 1921-1924
Milton B. Medary, Jr., 1922-1927
William Adams Delano, 1924-1928
Abram Garfield, 1925-1930
Benjamin W. Morris, 1927-1931
John W Cross, 1928-1933
John L. Mauran, 1930-1933
Egerton Swartwout, 1931-1936
John Mead Howells, 1933-1937
Charles A. Coolidge, 1933-1936
Charles L. Borie, Jr., 1936-1940
Henry R. Shepley, 1936-1940
William F. Lamb, 1937-1945
Paul P. Cret, 1940-1945
John A. Holabird, 1940-1945
William T. Aldrich, 1945-1950
L. Andrew Reinhard, 1945-1950
Frederick V. Murphy, 1945-1950
Joseph Hudnut, 1950-1955
Edward F. Neild, Sr., 1950-1955
Pietro Belluschi, 1950-1955
Wallace K. Harrison, 1955-1959
Douglas W. Orr, 1955-1963
William G. Perry, 1955-1963
Ralph Walker, 1959-1963
Gordon Bunshaft, 1963-1972
Burnham Kelly, 1963-1967
John Carl Warnecke, 1963-1967
Chloethiel W. Smith, 1967-1976
Kevin Roche, 1969-1980
Nicolas Arroyo, 1971-1976
Victorine du Pont Homsey, 1976-1980
Frederick Doveton Nichols, 1976-1981
John S. Chase, 1980-1985
Walter A. Netsch, 1980-1985
Adele Chatfield-Taylor, 1989-1994
George E. Hartman, 1989-1994
Rex M. Ball, 1994-1997
Carolyn S. Brody, 1994-2003
Harry G. Robinson, III, 1994-2003
Donald A. Capoccia, 2001-2004
David M. Childs, 2002-2005
Witold Rybczynski, 2004-2012
John Belle, 2005-2011
N. Michael McKinnell, 2005-2011
Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk, 2008-
Philip G. Freelon, 2012-
Alex Krieger, 2012-

Landscape Architects

Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr., 1910-1918
James L. Greenleaf, 1918-1927
Ferruccio Vitale, 1927-1932
Gilmore D. Clarke, 1932-1950
Elbert Peets, 1950-1958
Michael Rapuano, 1958-1962
Hideo Sasaki, 1962-1971
Edward D. Stone, Jr., 1971-1985
Neil H. Porterfield, 1985-1992
Diana Balmori, 2003-2012
Elizabeth K. Meyer, 2012-
Mia Lehrer, 2014-

Sculptors

Daniel Chester French, 1910-1915
Herbert Adams, 1915-1920
James E. Fraser, 1920-1925
Lorado Taft, 1925-1929
Adolph Weinman, 1929-1933
Lee Lawrie, 1933-1937, 1945-1950
Paul Manship, 1937-1941
Ralph Stackpole, 1941-1945
Felix W. de Weldon, 1950-1963
Theodore Roszak, 1963-1969
Frederick E. Hart, 1985-1989
Pascal Regan, 1985-1989
Elyn Zimmerman, 2003-2008
Teresita Fernández, 2011-2014

Painters

Francis D. Millet, 1910-1912
Edwin H. Blashfield, 1912-1916
J. Alden Weir, 1916-1919
William Sergeant Kendall, 1920-1921
H. Siddons Mowbray, 1921-1928
Ezra Winter, 1928-1933
Eugene F. Savage, 1933-1941
Henry V. Poor, 1941-1945
Maurice Sterne, 1945-1950
George Biddle, 1950-1955
Emily Muir, 1955-1959
Peter Hurd, 1959-1963
William Walton, 1963-1971
George A. Weymouth, 1972-1977
Pamela Nelson, 2001-2011

Laymen

Charles Moore, 1910-1940
Edward Bruce, 1940-1943
David E. Finley, 1943-1963
Aline B. Saarinen, 1963-1971
John Walker, 1967-1971
Jane Dart, 1971-1976
J. Carter Brown, 1971-2002
Eli S. Jacobs, 1976-1980
Philip W Birchen, 1977-1981
Harold Burson, 1981 1985
Sondra G. Myers, 1980-1985
Alan R. Novak, 1981-1985
Carolyn J. Deaver, 1985-1990
Roy M. Goodman, 1985-1989
Diane Wolf, 1985-1990
Joan Abrahamson, 1990-1994
Robert A. Peck, 1990-1994
Jeannine Smith Clark, 1992-1996
Susan Porter Rose, 1992-1997
Eden D. Rafshoon, 1994-2003
Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel, 1996-2005
Ann Todd Free, 1997-2001
Emily Malino, 1997-2001
Earl A. Powell, III, 2003-
Edwin Schlossberg, 2011-2013

Secretaries

Colonel Spencer Cosby, 1910-1913
Captain U. S. Grant III (acting), 1910-1912
Colonel William W. Harts, 1913-1917
Colonel C. S. Ridley, 1917-1921
Lt. Colonel C. 0. Sherrill, 1921-1922
H. P. Caemmerer, 1922-1954
Linton R. Wilson, 1954-1964
Charles H. Atherton, 1965-2004
Frederick J. Lindstrom (acting), 2004-2005
Thomas E. Luebke, 2005-

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