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Eberson, Drew C.

Drew C. Eberson U.S. Army WWII
Drew C. Eberson U.S. Army WWII

Date of Birth: 2/29/1904
Died On: 7/8/1989 Last Residence: 06903 Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut
Street Address: Intervale Place
Service Number: unknown
Branch of Service: U.S. Army-WWII

Veteran Code: USARMY-180

Drew C. Eberson was born in Ohio in 1904. In Rye his family lived on Intervale Place. Drew served as an officer in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Drew Eberson Now a Major

Drew Eberson, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Efberson of Intervale Place, has been commissioned a major in the United States Army Engineering Corps and is stationed at the local Second Corps Area. Major Eberson is the junior part-ner of the architectural firm, John & Drew Eberson. In association with his father, he has designed and supervised the construction, equipment and decoration of many of the most prominent motion picture theatres. He recently sold one of the newest Florida theatres which he designed and operated. THE RYE CHRONICLE Friday, June 12, 1942 Drew Eberson Made Colonel Major Drew Eberson U. S. A. has been made Lieut. Colonel. He is an area engineer at Camp Shanks at Orangeburg, New York. Lieut. Colonel Eberson is son of Mr. and Mrs. John Eberson, Intervale Place.
Friday, January 22, 1943 THE RYE CHRONICLE PAGE SEVEN

Theater Architect Dies STAMFORD, Conn.

Drew Eberson, an architect who designed and renovated many motion-picture theaters in the United States and abroad, died of pneumonia on Saturday in the Bloomfield (Conn.) Convalescent Center. He was 65 and lived in Stamford. Mr. Eberson was the son of John Eberson, one of the country's most influential theater architects who earned the nickname ''Open House John'' at the beginning of the century by designing numerous small-town auditoriums.

The two Ebersons practiced in partnership from 1926 until the father's death in 1954. In later years Eberson renovated many of the playhouses originally designed by his father. He was also the architect of many other structures, including the Canadian Film Board studios ia Montreal Eberson was a native of Hamilton, Ohio. He received his architectural degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Ia World War II as a colonel in the Army Corps of Engineers be was chief of operations in construction in the China Burma Theater

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