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John Thomas Rather

John Thomas Rather, American architect. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects.

Background

  • Rather, John Thomas was born on September 8, 1896 in Copperas Cove, Texas, United States. Son of John Thomas and Nettie Roach (Box) Rather.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Rice Institute, 1919, Bachelor of Science, 1920.

    Career

    • Practice of architecture, Texas, 1920-1968. Partner Staub, Rather & Howze, Houston, 1935-1968. Former chairman Texas State Board Architectural Examiners.

    Politics

    Working in partnership with different Christian denominations allows influencing public policy more effectively.

    Religion

    Through Jesus' death on the cross, and his resurrection, the power of evil in the world is broken.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Some personalities are difficult to manage, especially if they are prone to despair. Do not give up on a search of the paths of God, and the sense of joy and assurances you are looking for will be received.

    Membership

    Fellow) The American Institute of Architects.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Lyda Stokes, 1926.
    • father: John Thomas Rather
    • mother: Nettie Roach (Box) Rather
    • spouse: Mary Lyda Stokes
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    Born September 8, 1896
    Died January 10, 1968
    (aged 71)
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