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Charles Emmet Herbert Edit Profile

Architect

Charles Emmet Herbert, American architect. Registered architect. Recipient Professional Achievement Citiation Iowa State University, 1975, Christian Petersen Design award Iowa State University, 1985.

Background

Herbert, Charles Emmet was born on October 16, 1925 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Frank Arthur and Ella (St. Germain) Herbert.

Education

Bachelor of Architecture, Iowa State University, 1951.

Career

Intern architect John Flad & Associates, Madison, Wisconsin, 1953-1957. Partner Karl Keffer Associates, Atherton Dean Herbert, Des Moines, 1957-1961. President Charles Herbert & Associates, 1961-1987, Herbert Lewis Kruse Blunck, Des Moines, since 1987.

Achievements

  • Registered architect.

Membership

Trustee, secretary Des Moines Art Center, 1968-1980, vice president, president, since 1982. Board governors Iowa State University, Ames, since 1985. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1947.

Fellow American Institute of Architects (juror national awards 1979, juror design awards, 40 design awards Center States region, 57 design awards Iowa chapter). Clubs: Wakonda (board directors 1973-1976), Des Moines.

Connections

Married Adrienne Rickerd, December 27, 1950. Children: Jeffrey, Christopher, Peter (deceased), Timothy, Matthew, Charles World War II.

father:
Frank Arthur Herbert

mother:
Ella (St. Germain) Herbert

spouse:
Adrienne Rickerd

child:
Jeffrey Herbert

child:
Christopher Herbert

child:
Peter Herbert (deceased)

child:
Timothy Herbert

child:
Matthew Herbert

child:
Charles World War II Herbert