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Alfred Edward Barnes

Alfred Edward Barnes, American architect. member Hoit, Price & Barnes, 1919-1941. Co-ordinating engineer Lake City Ordnance Plant, 1941; Member American International Assurance (president Kansas City chapter 1936), Society American Military Engineers, Architectural League Kansas City (president 1925-1926), Kansas City The Art Institute of Chicago, American Society of Civil Engineers.

Background

  • Barnes, Alfred Edward was born on March 5, 1892 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Son of Alfred Edward and Catherine (Cross) Barnes.

  • Education

    • Education high school, extension work under Society Beaux Arts Architects, 1912-1914.

    Career

    • Draftsman, Howe & Hoit, architects, Kansas City, 1909. Chief draftsman, superintendent Henry F. Hoit, 1910-1918. Member Hoit, Price & Barnes, 1919-1941.

      Co-ordinating engineer Lake City Ordnance Plant, 1941. Mechanic engrs. Long-Turner, 1942-1945. Principal works: Kansas City Athletic Club (Architectural League medal 1923), Southwestern Bell Telephone Building (Architectural League medal 1929), Dierks Building, Kansas City Power & Light Building, Fidelity Bank Building (American International Assurance medal 1931), Municipal Auditorium (American International Assurance medal 1936), all in Kansas City.

      Cosden Building, Tulsa.

    Membership

    Member Hoit, Price & Barnes, 1919-1941. Co-ordinating engineer Lake City Ordnance Plant, 1941. Member American International Assurance (president Kansas City chapter 1936), Society American Military Engineers, Architectural League Kansas City (president 1925-1926), Kansas City The Art Institute of Chicago, American Society of Civil Engineers.

    Clubs: Engineers’, Kansas City.

    Connections

    • Married Clara Frieda Knotter, August 29, 1931. Children: Gerardine Claire, Catherine Anne.
    • father: Alfred Edward Barnes
    • mother: Catherine (Cross) Barnes
    • spouse: Clara Frieda Knotter
    • children: Gerardine Claire Barnes
    • Catherine Anne Barnes
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    Died March 11, 1960
    (aged 68)
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