Ellamae Ellis League

General Information

Occupation: Architect

Date of Birth: July 09, 1899

Date of Death: 1991

Birth City: Macon

Birth State/Province: Georgia

Birth Country: United States

Resident City: Macon

Resident State/Province: Georgia

Resident Country: United States

Notes: Six generations in her family were architects. Practiced from 1992 until retirement in 1975

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Subject: houses

Description: residential remodeling

Subject: Churches

Subject: Schools

Subject: public housing

Subject: office buildings

Subject: parking garages

Subject: hospitals

Subject: residential bomb shelter

Subject: Grand Opera House

Description: restoration of opera house


Employer: Dunwody & Oliphant

Title: apprentice

City: Macon

Notes: after aquiring a license to pratice as an architect she opened a firm under her name

Employer: League Architect

Title: Principal

City: Macon

State: Georgia

Country: United States

Start Date: January 01, 1934

End Date: January 01, 1975



Institution: Macon architectural firm

City: Macon

Notes: Six years as an apprentice along with correspondence coursed from Beaux Arts Institute of Design in NYC


Name: Ivan Allen Senior Award

Description: for her work on the Macon Grand Opera House restoration

Name: AIA Bronze Medal

Name: Bernard B. Rothschild Award

Notes: the highest honor award by the Georgia AIA and is given for the most distinguished service to the profession of architecture in the state.


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Institution: Wesleyan College.

Institution: Ecole des Beaux-Arts, fontainebleau, France

Start Date: 1927

End Date: 1928

Notes: League also took correspondence courses from the Beaux Arts Institute of Design in New York City.


License: architect

Organization: Georgia

Date Awarded: 1934

Professional Affiliations

Organization: American Institute of Architects

Role: Fellow/member

Notes: FAIA 1968. At the time of her death on March 4, 1991, League was still the only female member of the FAIA in Georgia, and one of only eight nationwide.

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