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James M. Hunter

James M. Hunter, American architect. Recipient award of merit American Institute of Architects, 1955, regional awards, 1954, 55, 56, 57, 58, 60, 62, 65, 67; award New York Architectural League, 1954, 55; Church Architectural Guild American, 1956, 58.


  • Hunter, James M. was born on April 19, 1908 in Omaha, Nebraska, United States. Son of Edgar William and Ida L. (Bogue) Hunter.

  • Education

    • Student, Iowa State College, 1927-1930.


    • Registered architect, Colorado, Wyoming, Nebraska Practice architecture, 1940-1976, consultant, since 1976. Firm James M. Hunter and Associates, Boulder, Colorado, 1945-1978. Consultant architect, since 1978.

      Planner, architect Colorado State University, Fort Lewis College, Tarkio (Missouri) College, Regis College, Denver. Architect in residence American Academy, Rome, 1963. Visiting professor architecture U. Colorado.

      Member of advisory board Association Applied Solar Energy, U. Colorado School Architecture. Member public advisory panel on architectural services General Services Administration, 1965. Chairman architectural jury Department of Health, Education and Welfare, 1966.

      Professional advisor to State Colorado in competition for Supreme Court and Heritage buildings complex, 1975-1976.


    Served as Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy Reserve, World World War World War II. Fellow American Institute of Architects (2d vice president 1960-1961, past nat. Chairman of Commission on education, nat.

    Chairman of Commission on profession, regional director Rocky Mountain region 1964-1967, past president Colorado chapter), American Academy in Rome. Member Colorado Board Examiners of Architects (past president), Colorado Society Architects (past president).


    • Married Madelyn J. Engleman, February 5, 1937. Children: John David, Janet Diane Hunter Powers.
    • father: Edgar William Hunter
    • mother: Ida L. (Bogue) Hunter
    • spouse: Madelyn J. Engleman
    • children: John David Hunter
    • Janet Diane Hunter Powers Hunter
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    Born April 19, 1908