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Edgar Hayes Hunter, American architect. Recipient Progressive Architecture award, 1946, 47; award New Hampshire State Office Building competition, 1950.


Hunter, Edgar Hayes was born on August 1, 1914 in Hanover, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Edgar Hayes and Edna H. (Hill) Hunter.


Graduate, Deerfield Academy, 1933; Bachelor of Arts, Dartmouth College, 1938; Master of Arts, Dartmouth College, 1955; Master in Architecture, Harvard University, 1941.


Instructor naval architecture Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1941-1942. Underwater gear design Boston, New York navy yards, 1942-1945. Partner E.H. & M.K. Hunter, architects-planners, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1945-1966.

Vice president, director Raleigh (North Carolina) office Lyles, Bissett, Carlisle & Wolff, Columbia, South Carolina, 1966-1969. Partner E.H. & M.K. Hunter, architects-planners, Raleigh, 1969-1995. Vice president Cricket Corporation, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1970-1995.

Professor architecture Dartmouth, 1946-1966. Lecturer North Carolina State University, 1968-1969. Architectural consultant North Carolina Higher Education Facilities Commission, 1969-1970, member advisory council, 1968-1995.

Chairman publication com. North Carolina Architect, 1969-1995.


  • Other Work

    • Exhibited in Munich, Germany, 1958, traveling exhibit United States colleges and museums, 1963-1966. Important works include Out Patient Clinic, New Hampshire State Hosp, 1954, Toll Collectors Station and Canopies, Everett and Spaulding turnpikes, New Hampshire, 1955, Lutheran Ch, Hanover, 1962, Arts Center and Science Building, Colby Junior Coll, New London, New Hampshire, 1962, Stratton Mountain Site Planning, Vermont, 1961, Loon Mountain Ski Area, Lincoln, New Hampshire, 1966, dormitory, Connecticut College for Women, New London, 1964, classroom building and dormitories, Bridgton Academy, Maine, 1965, apartments and classroom building, Dartmouth College, 1958, North Carolina State Fair planning, 1970, Sugar Mountain land planning, 1969, Campus Plan for, North Carolina Central University, 1971, relocatables, Cricket Corporation, 1970. Student International Meditation Society at Santa Barbara campus, 1972, Happy Inns, North Carolina and South Carolina, Crafts Pavillion at North Carolina State Fairgrounds, 1974, Hunter's Creek Townhouses, Raleigh, 1983.

      Co-author: The Indoor Garden: Design Construction, and Furnishing, 1978. Illustrator: Own Kitchen and Garden Survival Book, 1978.


Member Hanover Town Planning Commission, 1964-1966. Board of directors Downtown Housing Improvement Corporation, Raleigh, 1974-1995, Raleigh Chamber Music Guild, Raleigh Children's Theatre. Member American International Assurance (president Raleigh 1973, director North Carolina chapter 1973), Newcomen Society, North Carolina Land Use Congress, International Skiing History Association (founder, board directors 1991-1995).


Married Margaret Greenough King, May 8, 1943. Children: Christopher King, Margaret Greenough.

Edgar Hayes Hunter

Edna H. (Hill) Hunter

Margaret Greenough King

Margaret Greenough Hunter

Christopher King Hunter