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Waller Staples Poage. III

Waller Staples Poage, III, American architect.


  • III, Waller Staples Poage, was born on April 25, 1936 in Wythe County, Virginia, United States. Son of Waller Staples and Mary Simmerman (Crockett) P.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Architecture, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1960.


    • Associate, Dales Y. Foster, Inc., Architects, Dallas, 1974-1976. Private practice Waller S. Poage & Associate, Architects, Planners, Houston, 1965-1967, Wytheville, Virginia, 1967-1969, Arlington, Texas, 1973-1976. Owner, principal Community Planners Inc. of Laredo, Texas, 1976-1982.

      Partner Gondeck-Poage Partnership, architects, San Antonio, 1983-1984. Principal Waller S. Poage American Institute of Architects Inc., San Antonio, since 1984. Instructor architecture University Texas, San Antonio, 1980-1983.

      Commissioner, Airport Zoning Board, City of Laredo, 1979-1983. Advisory to city council, Construction Industry Council, Houston, 1969-1971.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Clubs: Rotary (director 1978-1983), Exchange (board directors 1967-1968, president 1969). Architectural works include Jim Hogg County Jail, Hebbronville, Texas, 1978, Webb County Facilities Master Plan, Laredo, 1978, Westgate Place, 1977, Country.


    • Married Elizabeth B., June 21, 1975. Children– Mary Elizabeth, Mary Margaret.
    • father: Waller Staples P.
    • mother: Mary Simmerman (Crockett) P.
    • spouse: Elizabeth B.
    • children: Mary Elizabeth III
    • Mary Margaret III
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