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John Edward Flynn

John Edward Flynn, American architect. Recipient Arnold Brunner Scholarship award Architectural League New York, 1965; registered professional architect, Ohio.


  • Flynn, John Edward was born on January 10, 1930 in Cincinnati. Son of John George and Ethel Mary (Brauer) Flynn.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Architecture, University of Michigan, 1953.


    • Staff architect General Electric Company, Nela Park, Cleveland, 1955-1964. Principal John Flynn, Architect and Cons., Cleveland, 1964-1973. Professor archaeology Kent (Ohio) State University, 1967-1973.

      Professor architectural engineering Pennsylvania State University, 1973-1980.


    • Author: Architectural Lighting Graphics, 1962. Architectural Interior Systems, 1970. Contributor articles to professional journals Research on effects of light and color on judgment and behavior.


    Served with United States Army, 1953-1955. Fellow Illuminating Engineering Society (director 1974-1980, senior vice president 1978, president 1979-1980), International Association Lighting Designers. Member American Institute of Architects, International Commission Illumination (international Chairman of Commission), Inter-Society Color Council, Tau Sigma Delta, Alpha Rho Chi.


    • Married Iris Pumroy, February 1, 1954. Children: Sheryl Ann, J. Michael, James P., Shawn Louise.
    • father: John George Flynn
    • mother: Ethel Mary (Brauer) Flynn
    • spouse: Iris Pumroy
    • children: Sheryl Ann Flynn
    • J. Michael Flynn
    • James P. Flynn
    • Shawn Louise Flynn
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    Born January 10, 1930
    Died August 25, 1980
    (aged 50)