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Darrell Victor Harmon

city planner

Darrell Victor Harmon, American city planner. Decorated Bronze Star medal; recipient award of merit Buena Park Chamber of Commerce, 1964; commendation Fullerton District Board Realtors, 1966. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945; Member American Institute Planners, American Society Engineers and Architects, Phi Alpha Iota.

Background

Harmon, Darrell Victor was born on October 4, 1922 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Joe V. and Elsie (Campbell) Harmon.

Education

Student of University California at Davis, 1946-1949. Bachelor of Science in Horticulture, University of California at Los Angeles, 1950. Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture, University of California at Berkeley, 1955.

Postgraduate University of Southern California, 1959-1971.

Career

Designer Porter-Urquhardt, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Casablanca, French Morocco, 1952-1954. Landscape architect Los Angeles County, engineer, 1955-1956. Project engineer Ralph M. Parsons Company, Los Angeles, 1956-1959.

Private practice consultant landscape architect, La Mirada, California, 1959-1961. Assistant planning director City Buena Park, California, 1961-1964. Planning director City Placentia, California, 1964-1969.

Assistant planning director Tulare County, California, 1969-1971. Vol. host Los Angeles Center for International Visitors, 1964-1971. Active Cub Scouts.

Membership

Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945. Member American Institute Planners, American Society Engineers and Architects, Phi Alpha Iota.

Connections

Married Mildred S. Trudel, June 18, 1955. Children: Cecelia Marie, William Hayes.

father:
Joe V. Harmon

mother:
Elsie (Campbell) Harmon

spouse:
Mildred S. Trudel

children:
Cecelia Marie Harmon

William Hayes Harmon