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George Fred Keck

George Fred Keck, American architect. Member Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference, American Civil Liberties Union. Board of directors S.E. Chicago Commission; Served to Second lieutenant United States Coast Artillery, 1917-1919.; Member Arts.

Background

  • Keck, George Fred was born on May 17, 1895 in Watertown, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Fred George and Amalie (Henze) K.

  • Education

    • Student of University Wisconsin, 1914-1915. Bachelor of Science, University Illinois, 1920. Doctor of Fine Arts, Lawrence University, 1950.

    Career

    • Designer various architectural offices, Chicago, 1920-1926. Instructor design University of Illinois, 1923-1924. Individual practice architecture, Chicago, 1926-1980.

      Partner William Keck, since 1937. Head department architecture Institute Design, 1938-1944. Several one-man shows.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals Painter watercolors. Important works include House of Tomorrow, Crystal House Chicago Worlds Fair 1933-1934, public housing projects Chicago Housing Authority, Chicago Child Care Society Building.

    Membership

    Member Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference, American Civil Liberties Union. Board of directors S.E. Chicago Commission. Served to Second lieutenant United States Coast Artillery, 1917-1919.

    Member Arts.

    Connections

    • Married Lucile Liebermann, November 26, 1921.
    • father: Fred George Keck
    • mother: Amalie (Henze) Keck
    • spouse: Lucile Liebermann
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