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Perry Coke Smith

Perry Coke Smith, American architect. Awarded Croix de Guerre with star, 1918. Served 30th Engineers, 1st Gas Regiment, American Expeditionary Force, 1917-1919.; (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (ex-president New York chapter), Architectural League New York, Phi Kappa Sigma (Baltimore Alpha Theta Chapter).

Background

  • Smith, Perry Coke was born on April 21, 1899 in Lynchburg, Virginia, United States. Son of Alexander Coke and Kate (Kinard) Smith.

  • Education

    • Educated Newberry (South Carolina.) College, 1914-1916. University of Wisconsin, 1916-1917. Bachelor of Architecture, Columbia University, 1920-1923, McKim Fellow, 1923-1924.

    Career

    • Designer for Donn Barber, 1924. McKenzie, Voorhees & Gmelin, 1926. Associate, Voorhees, Gmelin & Walker, 1930.

      Partner of firm Smith, Haines, Lundberg & Waehler, and predecessor firms, 1938-1968. Director, member executive committee Regional Plan Association, Incorporated.

    Membership

    Served 30th Engineers, 1st Gas Regiment, American Expeditionary Force, 1917-1919. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (ex-president New York chapter), Architectural League New York, Phi Kappa Sigma (Baltimore Alpha Theta Chapter). Clubs: Union League (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married (2d) Sigrid Hovey, September 9, 1938. Children: (by 1st marriage) Joan Coke, Nancy Coke.
    • father: Alexander Coke Smith
    • mother: Kate (Kinard) Smith
    • spouse:
    • children: (by 1st marriage) Joan Coke Smith
    • Nancy Coke Smith
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    Died November 10, 1973
    (aged 74)
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