About Alfred C. Finn
Alfred C. Finn (1883–1964), a notable Texan architect, was born in Bellville, Texas, on July 2, 1883. Finn grew up in Hempstead, and moved to Houston in 1900 to work for Southern Pacific Railroad as a carpenter and draftsman. Finn was an architect for the Capitol Lofts, the Ezekiel W. Cullen Building, the Galveston United States Post Office and Courthouse, the JPMorgan Chase Building, the L. A. and Adelheid Machemehl House, the Post Rice Lofts, the Simon Theatre, and the San Jacinto Monument. The Houston Public Library has a collection titled Alfred C. Finn: An Inventory of his Records.