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Eugene Henry Klaber

architect

Eugene Henry Klaber, American architect. Served as First lieutenant, United States Engineers, 1918.; (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (past president, Chicago chapter); member American Institute Planners, Regional Development Council of America, American Society Planning Officials.

Background

Klaber, Eugene Henry was born on October 1, 1883 in New York, New York, United States. Son of Maurice and Dora (Frankfeld) Klaber.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Arch, Columbia, 1906. Architecte Diplome par le Gouvernement Francaise, Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris, 1910.

Career

Architectural designer, 1910. Practicing architect, New York, 1914-1924, Chicago, 1924-1933. Chief of technical staff, Housing Division, Public Works Administration, Washington, 1933-1934.

Director of architecture for rental housing, Federal Housing Administration, Washington, 1934-1942. Practicing architect, Washington, 1942-1944, Director Division Planning and Housing, School of Architecture, Columbia University, New York, 1944-1946. Housing and planning consultant since 1946.

Works

  • Author: Housing Design, 1954, Russian edit., 1960. Lecturer throughout United States. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Served as First lieutenant, United States Engineers, 1918. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (past president, Chicago chapter). Member American Institute Planners, Regional Development Council of America, American Society Planning Officials.

Connections

Married Doretta Oppenheim, August 31, 1913. Children: Joseph Henry (deceased), Susan.

father:
Maurice Klaber

mother:
Dora (Frankfeld) Klaber

spouse:
Doretta Oppenheim

children:
Joseph Henry Klaber (deceased)

Susan Klaber