It is unknown how this name change occurred.

Arthur Asahel Shurtleff (1870-1930)

Born in Boston, Massachusetts, he would study engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He would eventually study art history, surveying, horticulture, and design at Harvard University.

After graduating, Shurcliff would work for the Olmsted, Olmsted and Eliot landscape architecture firm. This followed with his finding his own architectural firm, where he would make proposal for the roads of Boston.

Arthur Asahel Shurcliff (1930-1957)

Shurcliff: unknown, perhaps a more understandable pronunciation

The Shurcliff name would survive him through his six children.


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