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William Pope Barney

William Pope Barney, American architect. Awarded Gold Medal of Honor in Architecture, Architectural League New York, 1929; winner competition for Philadelphia Housing; medal Paris Exposition; 1st mention Pan-American Exhibition, Monteivideo, Uruguay. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (past chairman nat. committee education), International Institute Arts and Letters; member Sandwich History Society (past president), Sigma Xi, Scarab.

Background

  • Barney, William Pope was born on October 15, 1890 in Columbus, Georgia, United States. Son of Charles Gorham and Francis (Pope) Barney.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Georgia Technology, 1911. Master of Sciences, University Pennsylvania, 1913. Woodman-Gilette fellow, study Europe, 1921.

    Career

    • Trainee offices Paul P. Cret, Charles Z. Klauder, 1915-1922. With Davis Dunlap & Barney, 1923-1929, W. Pope Barney & Associate, 1929-1945. Consultant firm Barney, Banwell, Armentrout & Divvens.

      Principle works colls., schools, chs. Visiting critic Pennsylvania State College Advisory board Princeton. Lieutenant colonel Air Force Reserve.

    Works

    • Author: Architectural Highlights of Sandwich, New Hampshire, 1962. Contributor articles professional publications.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (past chairman nat. committee education), International Institute Arts and Letters. Member Sandwich History Society (past president), Sigma Xi, Scarab. Clubs: T Square (past president, past design patron), Lions.

    Connections

    • Married Marian Greene, August 8, 1915.
    • father: Charles Gorham Barney
    • mother: Francis (Pope) Barney
    • spouse: Marian Greene
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