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Arthur Quentin Davis, American architect. Recipient American Institute of Architects 1st honor award for Thomy Lafton School, also Louisiana State Penitentiary; 1st honorary award design competition House and Home, 1959; 1st award for Immaculate Conception Church.


Davis, Arthur Quentin was born on March 30, 1920 in New Orleans.


Bachelor of Science in Architecture, Tulane University, 1940. Bachelor of Architecture, Tulane University, 1941. Master in Architecture, Harvard, 1946.


Faculty Tulane University School Architecture, faculty member Pratt Institute Brooklyn, 1957, Harvard, 1960. Member architectural advisory committee United States Navy, 1968. Chairman Mayor's Advisory Committee Design, 1972, 73.

Honorary consul for Kingdom of Thailand, New Orleans.


  • Other Work

    • Principal works include Thomy Lafon Sch, New Orleans, 1957, Louisiana State Penitentiary, Angola, 1957, New Orleans Public Library, 1958, George Washington Carver Sch, 1958, Tulane University Student Center, 1959, Berlin Medical Center, Berlin, West Germany, American Embassy, Saigon, Vietnam, 1964, Forestall Federal Office Bldg, Washington, Louisiana Superdome, 1965.


Member New Orleans Museum Art, New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation, 1972-1973. Board directors American Federation Arts, Preservation Resource Center, Le Petite Theatre du Vieux Carpe. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1945.

Fellow American Institute of Architects. Clubs: Harvard, Southern Yacht. Cosmos (Washington); Bohemian (San Francisco).

Century Association.


Married Mary H. Wineman, August 30, 1942. Children: Arthur Quentin, Pamela Henriette, James Matthew.

Mary H. Wineman

Arthur Quentin Davis

Pamela Henriette Davis

James Matthew Davis