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Henry Johnston Toombs

Henry Johnston Toombs, American architect. Member Board of Zoning Appeals, Fulton County, Georgia, 1940-1944,; member Municipal Planning Board since 1952; member Fulton Company Grand Jurors Association Captain, United States Army Air Corps, May 1, 1942, major, December 17, 1943; (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects.

Background

  • Toombs, Henry Johnston was born on January 4, 1896 in Cuthbert, Georgia, United States. Son of Robert Edwin and Rebecca Seymour (Johnston) Toombs.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Architecture, University of Pennsylvania, 1921, Master in Architecture, 1922.

    Career

    • One son, Michael; married second, Adah Knight Hereford, August 11, 1948. Draftsman, Paul P. Cret, Philadelphia, 1922-1924, McKim, Mead and White, New York City, 1924-1927. Practicing architect since 1928.

      Architect for Georgia Warm Springs Foundation, Bridge building for Rich’s, Inc., Atlanta, Rhone Cemetery for American Battle Monuments Commission, also other public and private buildings and residences New York and Georgia. Partnership with Wm. J. Creighton as Toombs and Creighton, January 1946-1949. Partner Toombs & Company, 1949-1953.

      Toombs, Amisano & Wells, 1955-1967. Architect Federal Reserve Bank Atlanta. Ensign, United States Navy, 1917-1919.

    Membership

    Member Board of Zoning Appeals, Fulton County, Georgia, 1940-1944. Member Municipal Planning Board since 1952. Member Fulton Company Grand Jurors Association Captain, United States Army Air Corps, May 1, 1942, major, December 17, 1943.

    (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects. Clubs: St. Anthony, Army and Navy, Washington, District of Columbia.

    Connections

    • Married Frances Bennett, February 10, 1931 (divorced 1946).; married second, Adah Knight Hereford, August 11, 1948.
    • father: Robert Edwin Toombs
    • mother: Rebecca Seymour (Johnston) Toombs
    • spouses: Frances Bennett
    • Adah Knight Hereford
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    Born January 4, 1896
    Died June 15, 1967
    (aged 71)
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