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John Knox Shear

John Knox Shear, American editor, architect. Served from ensign to Lieutenant, United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946.; Member American International Assurance, Pi Kappa Alpha, Phi Kappa Phi, Tau Sigma Delta, Scarab.

Background

  • Shear, John Knox was born on March 9, 1917 in Putnam, New York, United States. Son of Hiram Ray and Mina Belle (Knox) Shear.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Architecture, Carnegie Institute Technology, 1938, M. Architecture, 1939. Master of Fine Arts, Princeton, 1941.

    Career

    • Instructor architecture Carnegie Institute Technology, 1941-1942, 46, associate professor 1947-1949, associate professor and head department, 1949-1950, professor and head department, 1950-1955. Assistant professor architecture Princeton, 1946-1947. Practice architecture, Pittsburgh, since 1949.

      Editor-in-chief Architectural Record, since 1955.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Served from ensign to Lieutenant, United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946. Member American International Assurance, Pi Kappa Alpha, Phi Kappa Phi, Tau Sigma Delta, Scarab. Clubs: Century Association, Princeton (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Maddox, May 6, 1944. Children: John Knox, Ann Maddox, Thomas Stewart.
    • father: Hiram Ray Shear
    • mother: Mina Belle (Knox) Shear
    • spouse: Margaret Maddox
    • children: John Knox Shear
    • Ann Maddox Shear
    • Thomas Stewart Shear
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    Born March 9, 1917
    Died January 10, 1958
    (aged 40)
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