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Allan Bernard Temko, American Writer. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946.

Background

Temko, Allan Bernard was born on February 4, 1924 in New York City. Son of Emanuel and Betty (Alderman) Temko.

Education

AB, Columbia University, 1947; postgrad, University of California, Berkeley, 1949-1951; postgrad, Sorbonne, 1948-1949, 51-52.

Career

Lecturer, Sorbonne, 1953-1954; lecturer, Ecole des Arts et Metiers, Paris, 1954-1955; assistant professor journalism, University of California, Berkeley, 1956-1962; lecturer in city planning and social science, University of California, Berkeley, 1966-1970; lecturer Graduate School Journalism, University of California, Berkeley, 1991; professor art, California State University, Hayward, 1971-1980; lecturer art, Stanford University, 1981, 82; architecture critic, San Francisco Chronicle, 1961-1993; art editor, San Francisco Chronicle, 1979-1982. Architectural planning consultant. Chairman Yosemite Falls Design Workshop, 1992.

Pulitzer Prize juror, 1991-1992.

Works

Membership

Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Ostroff, July 1, 1950 (deceased August 1996). Children: Susannah, Alexander.

father:
Emanuel Temko

mother:
Betty (Alderman) Temko

spouse:
Elizabeth Ostroff

children:
Susannah Temko

Alexander Temko