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James William Minick

James William Minick, American architect. member firm Jamison & Minick, Harrisburg, 1928-1932; member Gravell & Minick, architects-engrs., since 1941. Designs include: Gymnasium, Science Building, Training School at State Teachers College, Shippenburg, Pennsylvania; Member American Institute of Architects (secretary Central Pennsylvania Chapter, 1935-1937; Mason.

Background

  • Minick, James William was born on September 14, 1898 in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John Drawbaugh and Emma Grace (Baer) Minick.

  • Education

    • Educated Harrisburg (Pennsylvania) Technology School, 1916-1917, Pennsylvania State College, 1918-1920, Carnegie Institute Technology, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Bachelor of Arts in architecture), 1920-1922.

    Career

    • 1 son, Dean Kennedy. Successively architectural draftsman, chief draftsman and designer in offices at Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and Miami, Florida, 1917-1928. Member firm Jamison & Minick, Harrisburg, 1928-1932. Practiced alone, 1932-1941.

      Member Gravell & Minick, architects-engrs., since 1941. Designs include: Gymnasium, Science Building, Training School at State Teachers College, Shippenburg, Pennsylvania. Main Infirmary Building at State Sanatorium for Tuberculosis, Mont Alto, Pennsylvania.

      Naval Supply Depot, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania Chief of technical advisory board Civil Works Administration of Pennsylvania, 1932-1934. Secretary Pennsylvania State Board of Examiners of Architects, 1937-1939.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Member firm Jamison & Minick, Harrisburg, 1928-1932. Member Gravell & Minick, architects-engrs., since 1941. Designs include: Gymnasium, Science Building, Training School at State Teachers College, Shippenburg, Pennsylvania.

    Member American Institute of Architects (secretary Central Pennsylvania Chapter, 1935-1937. Mason.; Clubs: Harrisburg Country, West Shore Country.

    Connections

    • Married Leah Gertrude Kennedy, October 16, 1924.
    • father: John Drawbaugh Minick
    • mother: Emma Grace (Baer) Minick
    • spouse: Leah Gertrude Kennedy
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    Born September 14, 1898
    Died December 23, 1949
    (aged 51)
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