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Kenneth Robert Plank

Kenneth Robert Plank, American architect. Recipient public relations award Detroit chapter American International Assurance, 1953. Member zoning study committee, planning commission, Naperville, Illinois, 1968-1970.; Served to lieutenant commander, United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1946.; Member Chicago chapter American International Assurance, Retired Officers Association.

Background

  • Plank, Kenneth Robert was born on August 1, 1907 in Sumner, Michigan, United States. Son of Spencer R. and May (Barnes) Plank.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Architecture, University of Michigan, 1942, M. City Planning, 1949.

    Career

    • City planner, Detroit, 1949. Architect, Giffels & Vallet, Inc., Detroit, 1951-1952. Private practice architecture, Grand Ledge, Michigan, 1950-1951.

      Director Metropolitan Planning Commission, Savannah, Georgia, 1953-1955. Architect firm Sargent, Webster, Crenshaw & Folley, Watertown, New York, 1956-1958. Planning urban planner Department Housing and Urban Development, Chicago, 1958-1970.

      Associate professor architecture U. Florida, Gainesville, 1952-1953.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member zoning study committee, planning commission, Naperville, Illinois, 1968-1970. Served to lieutenant commander, United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1946. Member Chicago chapter American International Assurance, Retired Officers Association.

    Connections

    • Married Edna M. Renfroe, November 13, 1945. Children: Kim Edward, Beverly Annual.
    • father: Spencer R. Plank
    • mother: May (Barnes) Plank
    • spouse: Edna M. Renfroe
    • children: Kim Edward Plank
    • Beverly Ann Plank
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    Born August 1, 1907
    Died December 26, 1973
    (aged 66)
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