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Eugene Henry Klaber

Eugene Henry Klaber, American architect. Served as First lieutenant, United States Engineers, 1918.; (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (past president, Chicago chapter); member American Institute Planners, Regional Development Council of America, American Society Planning Officials.

Background

  • Klaber, Eugene Henry was born on October 1, 1883 in New York, New York, United States. Son of Maurice and Dora (Frankfeld) Klaber.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Arch, Columbia, 1906. Architecte Diplome par le Gouvernement Francaise, Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris, 1910.

    Career

    • Architectural designer, 1910. Practicing architect, New York, 1914-1924, Chicago, 1924-1933. Chief of technical staff, Housing Division, Public Works Administration, Washington, 1933-1934.

      Director of architecture for rental housing, Federal Housing Administration, Washington, 1934-1942. Practicing architect, Washington, 1942-1944, Director Division Planning and Housing, School of Architecture, Columbia University, New York, 1944-1946. Housing and planning consultant since 1946.

    Works

    • Author: Housing Design, 1954, Russian edit., 1960. Lecturer throughout United States. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Served as First lieutenant, United States Engineers, 1918. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (past president, Chicago chapter). Member American Institute Planners, Regional Development Council of America, American Society Planning Officials.

    Connections

    • Married Doretta Oppenheim, August 31, 1913. Children: Joseph Henry (deceased), Susan.
    • father: Maurice Klaber
    • mother: Dora (Frankfeld) Klaber
    • spouse: Doretta Oppenheim
    • children: Joseph Henry Klaber (deceased)
    • Susan Klaber
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    Born October 1, 1883
    Died November 6, 1971
    (aged 88)
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