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Benjamin Franklin Forgey

Benjamin Franklin Forgey, American architecture and art critic. Fulbright fellow, Japan, 1985-1986. Served with United States Army Reserve, 1961-1967. Member of American Institute Architects (honorary).

Background

  • Forgey, Benjamin Franklin was born on July 31, 1938 in Ashland, Kentucky, United States. Son of Chauncey Eaton F. and Joyce Evangeline (Shafer) Heinzen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Princeton University, 1960.

    Career

    • Reporter, editor, art critic Washington Star, 1964-1981. Architecture critic Washington Post, since 1981. Juror, professional awards American Society Landscape Architects, 2003.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to Landscape Architecture magazine.

    Membership

    Served with United States Army Reserve, 1961-1967. Member of American Institute Architects (honorary).

    Connections

    • Married Julie A. Savage, September 1963 (divorced 1967). 1 son, Benjamin Eric. Married 2d Gabriella A. von Joeden, August 14, 1967.

      Children: Elisa Gabriella, Martina Jane.
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    • 1960
      Princeton University
    • 1964 - 1981
      Reporter
    • 1981
      architect, ure critic Washington Post

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