Anderson Todd, FAIA was born in 1921. He graduated from St. George’s School, and received undergraduate and graduate degrees from Princeton University. He arrived in Houston after serving in World War II, in 1949 to join the faculty of the School of Architecture of Rice University. He continued teaching at Rice until his retirement in 1991. During his tenure at Rice, he served as professor, director and dean of the School of Architecture. He also had an active architectural practice, with work recognized by the Texas Society of Architects, the American Institute of Architects, and the National Register of Historic Places. He was proud of his past board roles with the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Contemporary Arts Museum; and Planned Parenthood.
Anderson Todd died on December 21, 2018 at the age of 97.