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George Mcdonald Mcconkey

George Mcdonald Mcconkey, American architect, educator. Member American International Assurance, Michigan Society Architects (director 1940, 1943), Michigan Academy Arts Sciences and Letters, Engineering Society Detroit, American Association University Professors, Alpha Rho Chi, Tau Sigma Delta, Phi Kappa Phi, Iota Alpha.

Background

  • Mcconkey, George Mcdonald was born on August 16, 1886 in Clifton, Ohio, United States. Son of Milton M. and Azilla (Wingate) Mcconkey.

  • Education

    • Student Wittenberg College, 1904-1905. Bachelor of Architecture, University of Michigan, 1914.

    Career

    • Engineer, Detroit River Tunnel Company. New York City R.R., 1905-1909. Instructor University of Michigan, 1911-1914, assistant professor, 1914-1918, associate professor, 1918-1928, professor architecture since 1928.

      Also practicing architect, Ann Arbor, since 1915. Consultant architect. Assisted Michigan State Board Architects in establishing state examination standards.

      Served on state and local building code commissions, 1944-1946. President Ann Arbor Hills Homes Association, 1941-1943.

    Works

    • Author architectural articles.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Member American International Assurance, Michigan Society Architects (director 1940, 1943), Michigan Academy Arts Sciences and Letters, Engineering Society Detroit, American Association University Professors, Alpha Rho Chi, Tau Sigma Delta, Phi Kappa Phi, Iota Alpha.

    Connections

    • Married Eleanor Eberle, September 23, 1910. Children: Ruth (Mistress.
    • father: Milton M. Mcconkey
    • mother: Azilla (Wingate) Mcconkey
    • spouse: Eleanor Eberle
    • child: Ruth (Mrs Mcconkey
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    Born August 16, 1886
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