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William Henley Deitrick

William Henley Deitrick, American architect. award in merit, 1955, 2 awards of merit, 1957.

Background

  • Deitrick, William Henley was born on March 5, 1895 in Danville, Virginia, United States. Son of William H. and Lito (Townes) Deitrick.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Wake Forest College, 1916. Student Columbia, 1922-1924.

    Career

    • Principal Newnan (Georgia) High School, 1916-1917. Building contractor, 1919-1922. Architect, North Carolina, 1927-1959.

      Projects Western North Carolina Sanitary, North Carolina State Fair Arena, North Carolina State College Student Union Building, elementary and high schools. Architect Wake Forest College, 1931-1950. Associate with John A. Park, Junior & Company, from 1967.

      Business broker, from 1969. President North Carolina Design Foundation, North Carolina State College, 1959-1962. Chairman Raleigh History Sites Committee, 1965-1968.

      President Raleigh History Sites Foundation, 1965-1968, chairman, 1967. Member Executive Committee Keep North Carolina Beautiful, from 1972. Gov’s Committee Beautification, treasurer, 1967, 68, 69—.

    Membership

    Member Executive Committee Keep North Carolina Beautiful, from 1972. Gov’s Committee Beautification, treasurer, 1967, 68, 69—. Served as Second lieutenant Field Artillery, Army of the United States, 1917-1919.

    Co-winner gold medal in engineering from New York Architectural League, 1953, first honor award in merit, 1955, 2 awards of merit, 1957. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (chairman South Atlantic regional conference 1956), North Carolina State Art Society (Chairman of the Board 1949).

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Hunter, November 27, 1920.
    • father: William H. Deitrick
    • mother: Lito (Townes) Deitrick
    • spouse: Elizabeth Hunter
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