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Bruce Goff

architect , educator , painter.

Bruce Goff, American architect, educator, painter. Served with United States Navy, Sea Bees, 1941-1944.; Member Tau Sigma Delta.

Background

Goff, Bruce was born on June 8, 1904 in Alton, Kansas, United States. Son of Corliss Arthur and Maude Rose (Furbeck) Goff.

Education

Student pub.

Career

Apprentice, Rush, Endacott & Rush, architects, Tulsa, 1916-1926. Member Rush, Endacott & Goff, 1926-1933. Teacher Chicago Academy Fine Arts, 1935-1941.

Private practice, Chicago, 1934-1941. New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Florida, Maryland., Chicago and California from 1944. Design director, show room Libbey Owens Ford Glass Company, Chicago.

Designer Boston Avenue Methodist Episcopal Church, Page Warehouse, Tulsa Building, Guaranty Laundry, Tulsa, houses. Chicago, structures Aleutian Islands (Navy), camp parks, California, building projects U. Oklahoma. Professor and chairman school architecture U. Oklahoma from 1946.

Works

  • Author articles in professional journals and foreign mags.

Membership

Served with United States Navy, Sea Bees, 1941-1944. Member Tau Sigma Delta.

Connections

father:
Corliss Arthur Goff

mother:
Maude Rose (Furbeck) Goff