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Alfred Edward Barnes

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Alfred Edward Barnes, American architect. member Hoit, Price & Barnes, 1919-1941. Co-ordinating engineer Lake City Ordnance Plant, 1941; Member American International Assurance (president Kansas City chapter 1936), Society American Military Engineers, Architectural League Kansas City (president 1925-1926), Kansas City The Art Institute of Chicago, American Society of Civil Engineers.

Background

Barnes, Alfred Edward was born on March 5, 1892 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Son of Alfred Edward and Catherine (Cross) Barnes.

Education

Education high school, extension work under Society Beaux Arts Architects, 1912-1914.

Career

Draftsman, Howe & Hoit, architects, Kansas City, 1909. Chief draftsman, superintendent Henry F. Hoit, 1910-1918. Member Hoit, Price & Barnes, 1919-1941.

Co-ordinating engineer Lake City Ordnance Plant, 1941. Mechanic engrs. Long-Turner, 1942-1945. Principal works: Kansas City Athletic Club (Architectural League medal 1923), Southwestern Bell Telephone Building (Architectural League medal 1929), Dierks Building, Kansas City Power & Light Building, Fidelity Bank Building (American International Assurance medal 1931), Municipal Auditorium (American International Assurance medal 1936), all in Kansas City.

Cosden Building, Tulsa.

Membership

Member Hoit, Price & Barnes, 1919-1941. Co-ordinating engineer Lake City Ordnance Plant, 1941. Member American International Assurance (president Kansas City chapter 1936), Society American Military Engineers, Architectural League Kansas City (president 1925-1926), Kansas City The Art Institute of Chicago, American Society of Civil Engineers.

Clubs: Engineers’, Kansas City.

Connections

Married Clara Frieda Knotter, August 29, 1931. Children: Gerardine Claire, Catherine Anne.

father:
Alfred Edward Barnes

mother:
Catherine (Cross) Barnes

spouse:
Clara Frieda Knotter

children:
Gerardine Claire Barnes

Catherine Anne Barnes