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R. Brognard Okie

R. Brognard Okie, American architect. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects Vestryman, Old Saint David’s Church, Radnor, 1903-1941.

Background

  • Okie, R. Brognard was born on June 26, 1875 in Camden, New Jersey, United States. Son of Doctor Richardson B. and Clara (Mickle) Okie.

  • Education

    • Student Haverford College, 1893-1894. Bachelor of Science in Architecture, University of Pennsylvania, 1897.

    Career

    • Principal works include: reproduction of High Street for the Sesqui-Centennial, 1925-1926. Restoration of the Betsy Ross House, Philadelphia. Re-creation of William Penn’s Manor House.

      Restoration of Silver Spring Church, and of Paxton Presbyterian Church, Pennsylvania.

    Membership

    Fellow) The American Institute of Architects Vestryman, Old Saint David’s Church, Radnor, 1903-1941.

    Connections

    • Married Christine Laurence Thomas, October 15, 1903. Children: Jeanie Laurence (Mistress.
    • father: Doctor Richardson B. Okie
    • mother: Clara (Mickle) Okie
    • spouse: Christine Laurence Thomas
    • child: Jeanie Laurence (Mrs Okie
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    Died December 27, 1945
    (aged 70)
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