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Architect , educator

Bruno Leon, American architect, educator. Honorwego Profesora Wydzialu Architektury Politechniki Warszawskiej, 2000; registered architect, Michigan, North Carolina, Massachusetts, New York, New Mexico, Florida. With United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945. Fellow American Institute of Architects (director Detroit 1963-1964); member Alpha Sigma Nu (honorary), Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

Leon, Bruno was born on February 18, 1924 in Van Houten, New Mexico, United States. Son of Giovanni and Rosina (Cunico) Leon.

Education

Student, Wayne State University, 1942; student, University Detroit, 1945-1948; Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), University Detroit, 1984; Bachelor of Architecture, North Carolina State University, 1953.

Career

Head design staff, Fuller Research Foundation, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1954-1955; architectural designer, I.M. Pei & Associates, New York City, 1955-1956; instructor, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1956-1959; designer, Catalano & Belluschi (architects), Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1958-1959; assistant professor, University of Illinois at Urbana, 1959-1961; dean, School Architecture, U. Detroit, 1961-1993; dean emeritus, School Architecture, U. Detroit, 1993; private practice architecture, since 1956.

Achievements

  • Honorwego Profesora Wydzialu Architektury Politechniki Warszawskiej, 2000. Registered architect, Michigan, North Carolina, Massachusetts, New York, New Mexico, Florida.

Membership

Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945. Fellow American Institute of Architects (director Detroit 1963-1964). Member Alpha Sigma Nu (honorary), Phi Kappa Phi.

Connections

Married Louise Dal-Bo, September 4, 1948 (deceased 1974). Married Bonnie Bertram, September 12, 1976. Children: Mark Jon, John Anthony, Lisa Rose.

father:
Giovanni Leon

mother:
Rosina (Cunico) Leon

spouse:
Bonnie Bertram

spouse:
Louise Dal-Bo

child:
Lisa Rose Leon

child:
Mark Jon Leon

child:
John Anthony Leon