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Architect

Charles Bernard Levinson, American architect.

Background

Levinson, Charles Bernard was born on December 15, 1912 in Youngstown, Ohio, United States. Son of Al and Goldye (Davis) Levinson.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Architecture, University Cincinnati, 1934.

Career

Draftsman, Gulf Refining Company, 1934-1935; designer, Hunt and Allen, 1935-1936; private practice architecture, Cincinnati, 1936-1939, 40-; partner, Steelcraft Manufacturing Company division Prefabricate Building and Building Products, 1940-1944; vice president, Steelcraft Manufacturing Company division Prefabricate Building and Building Products, 1945-1951; executive vice president, Steelcraft Manufacturing Company division Prefabricate Building and Building Products, 1951-1966; president, Steelcraft Manufacturing Company division Prefabricate Building and Building Products, 1966-1969; vice president then president, Building Products division Knapp Brothers Manufacturing Company, 1949-1965; vice president then president, Leesburg Realty Company, 1952-1976; secretary/treasurer then vice president/secretary, ABCO Tool and Die Company, 1953-1970; vice president, secretary, Oceanautic Manufacturing and Research Company, 1968-1970; professor, U. Cincinnati College Design Architectural Art, 1970-1985. Visiting professor architecture University of Wisconsin, 1973-1976, College of the Desert, Palm Springs, California, 1976.

Membership

Vice president Big Brothers American, Cincinnati, 1957, member special projects committee, 1965, board directors, 1956-1966. Board trustees Big Brothers Association Cincinnati, president, 1953-1954, Bob Hope Cultural Center, Palm Desert, California, 1986-1992, Cincinnati Ballet Company. Member National Committee Children and Youth, National Committee for Employment of Youth, vice chairman, 1969, board directors 1962-1968.

Member ad hoc advisory steering committee White House Conference on Children and Youth, 1966-1970. Board directors Better Housing League of Cincinnati, since 1950, Jewish Community Center, Cincinnati, since 1955, Home for the Jewish Aged, Cincinnati, since 1955, Palm Springs Friends of Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, 1986-1992. Numerous other civic activities.

Member American Institute of Architects, Ohio Society Architects. Clubs: Queen City (Cincinnati), Losantiville Country (Cincinnati), Desert Island Country (Rancho Mirage, California).

Connections

Married Doris Mombach, November 10, 1940. Children: Ronnie Ann (Mistress John Shore), Barbara Jean (Mistress Ronald Stern), Suzanne (Mistress Ralph Stern).

father:
Al Levinson

mother:
Goldye (Davis) Levinson

spouse:
Doris Mombach

child:
Ronnie Ann Levinson (Mistress John Shore)

child:
Barbara Jean Levinson (Mistress Ronald Stern)

child:
Suzanne Levinson (Mistress Ralph Stern)