Tefft, Thomas Alexander

Tefft, Thomas Alexander

(1826–59) architect; born in Richmond, R.I. In his brief architectural career (1851–56) he designed 150 east-coast buildings of various types and in popular styles, including the Railroad Station, Providence, R.I. (1848).
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