Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect, of Boston, Massachussetts. Charles Maginnis, who was born in Derry in 1867, received his first art training in the South Kensington Museum School of Art. Although he originally intended to enter the British Civil Service, he emigrated to Boston in 1885 and established a successful practice there, specializing in ecclesiastical and collegiate architecture. He died in 1955. For an account of his work in the United States and a bibliography, see Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects.(1)


(1) Another account of Maginnis's career, written on the occasion of a visit to Dublin, is in IB 79, 4 Sep 1937, ?, and a brief obituary is in IB 97, 26 Feb 1955, 199.