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Albert Charles Schweizer

Albert Charles Schweizer, American college administrator, city planner. Served from captain to major Military Government European Civil Affairs Division Army, 1943-1945; Member American Society Planning Officials, American Institute Planners, Architectural League of New York, Delta Alpha.; Club: Lotos.

Background

  • Schweizer, Albert Charles was born on January 28, 1900 in New York City. Son of Albert Conrad and Charlotta Gaudineer (McTerney) Schweizer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, City College New York, 1920. Bachelor of Science in Architecture, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1923, M. Architecture, 1924. Graduate studies, Columbia, New York University.

      Studied housing and planning in Europe, 1926.

    Career

    • Engineering draftsman, 1920. Architectural designer in New York and Boston, 1923-1929. Instructor architecture Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1923-1925.

      Successively instructor, professor and director School Architecture and Allied Arts, New York University, 1927-1943. Practice as registered architect, New York, 1929-1943. Principal planning technician National Resources Planning Board, 1942-1943.

      Planning consultant Civil Aeronautics Administration, 1943.

    Works

    • Co-author: You Can Design, 1939. Action for Cities, 1943.

    Membership

    Served from captain to major Military Government European Civil Affairs Division Army, 1943-1945. Member American Society Planning Officials, American Institute Planners, Architectural League of New York, Delta Alpha. Club: Lotos.

    Connections

    • Married Jean Ford, February 11, 1928. Children: June Joyce, Ann Gaudineer.
    • father: Albert Conrad Schweizer
    • mother: Charlotta Gaudineer (McTerney) Schweizer
    • spouse: Jean Ford
    • children: June Joyce Schweizer
    • Ann Gaudineer Schweizer
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    Born January 28, 1900
    Died October 10, 1949
    (aged 49)
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