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Harris Armstrong

Harris Armstrong, American architect. Recipient silver medal Paris Exposition, 1936, award of merit Epiphany Church, Kirkwood, Missouri, 1961; Alumni citation Washington University, 1963. member architect’s advisory council Porcelain Enamel Institute, 1966-1968.; (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects.

Background

  • Armstrong, Harris was born on April 6, 1899 in Edwardsville, Illinois, United States. Son of Henry Clair and Leone (Weir) Armstrong.

  • Education

    • Special student Ohio State University, 1924-1925. Graduate Washington University.

    Career

    • Private practice architecture, Kirkwood, Missouri, 1931-1969. Executed Shanley Building. 1934, Grant Medical Clinic, 1938, American Stove Company Administrn.

      Building, 1948, Cancer Research laboratories, Clayton branch department store, administrative group for McDonnell Aircraft Corporation, St. Louis Airport, United States Consulate at Basra, Iraq, Epiphany Episcopal Church, Lutheran Church Atonement, St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, Ethical Society Meeting House, Kirkwood Community Center. Design consultant G.S.A. Building, Kansas City, Missoury Chairman St. Louis County Building Committee. Member architect’s advisory council Porcelain Enamel Institute, 1966-1968.

    Membership

    Member architect’s advisory council Porcelain Enamel Institute, 1966-1968. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects.

    Connections

    • Married Louise McClelland, January 1, 1926. Children: Joan, Jeffrey, John Harris.
    • father: Henry Clair Armstrong
    • mother: Leone (Weir) Armstrong
    • spouse: Louise McClelland
    • children: Joan Armstrong
    • Jeffrey Armstrong
    • John Harris Armstrong
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    Died December 15, 1973
    (aged 74)
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