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John Reed Fugard

John Reed Fugard, American architect. Served to captain Quartermaster Corps., 1917-1918.; (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (director 1934-1935, treasurer 1937-1938); member Chicago Dwellings Association (president 1955), Kappa Sigma.; Mason (Shriner).

Background

  • Fugard, John Reed was born on December 6, 1886 in Newton, Iowa, United States. Son of Judson Houston and Ella (Slemmons) Fugard.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Architecture, University of Illinois, 1910.

    Career

    • ; 1 son, John Reed. Married second, Roine Russell, June 17, 1953. Secretary-treasurer Fugard Orth.

      & Associates, architects, Chicago, Illinois. Designs hospitals, hotels, office buildings. Consultant for Guy’s Hospital, London, England.

      President Woodhaven Dairy, Incorporated, Robertsdale, Alabama. Director Drake Towers, 1965-1968. Chairman Chicago Housing Authority, 1936-1937, 53-54.

      President Metropolitan Housing Council, 1934-1935. Consultant zoning board Chicago Plan Commission Trustee Chicago Temple. Citizens board of trustees University of Chicago.

      Director International College Surgeons Hall Fame, 1962-1963.

    Politics

    Working in partnership with different Christian denominations allows influencing public policy more effectively.

    Religion

    The Gospel shows the manner and the necessary work to be done, by which salvation can be achieved. This is human responsibility to innovate, sponsor, and evaluate new forms of community living.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    The distinctive feature of the Methodist Church is that lay people are involved in decision making.

    Membership

    Served to captain Quartermaster Corps., 1917-1918. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (director 1934-1935, treasurer 1937-1938). Member Chicago Dwellings Association (president 1955), Kappa Sigma.

    Mason (Shriner).; Clubs: University, Tavern, Forty, Arts (all of Chicago).

    Connections

    • Married Rowena Owen, June 18, 1910 (deceased.; married second, Roine Russell, June 17, 1953.
    • father: Judson Houston Fugard
    • mother: Ella (Slemmons) Fugard
    • spouses: Rowena Owen
    • Roine Russell
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    Born December 6, 1886
    Died August 17, 1968
    (aged 81)
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