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Landscape architect

George Erwin Patton, American landscape architect. Rome prize fellow American Academy in Rome, 1949-1951; Fulbright scholar, 1950-1951. With United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1943-1946. Fellow American Society Landscape Architects (trustee, 1st vice president 1967-1969), Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, American Association Botanic Gardens, and Arboreta, American Rhododendron Society Clubs: Philadelphia Cricket, Union League.

Background

Patton, George Erwin was born on March 18, 1920 in Franklin, North Carolina, United States. Son of Robert Andrew and Mamie Dickey (Slagle) Patton.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture, North Carolina State University, 1948.

Career

Landscape architect, Simonds and Simonds (Landscape Architects), Pittsburgh, 1948-1949, 51-54; principal, George E. Patton, Inc. (Landscape Architecture and Planning), Philadelphia, 1954-1991; lecturer department landscape architecture, School Fine Arts, University of Pennsylvania, 1955-1965. Member Philadelphia Art Commission, 1960-1968.

Advisor Eastern Regional Office Housing and Urban Development,1964-1970.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Principal works include numerous parks, college campuses, other institutional and industrial projects. Including site planning and landscaping Kimball Art Museum, Fort Worth, Philadelphia Museum Art. Designer Locust Walk for Quadrangle on University Pennsylvania.

      Participant restoration projects for Independence and Rittenhouse Sqs., Philadelphia. Member publication board, contributor Landscape Architecture, 1975-1980, chairman, 1978-1980.

      Contributor articles to Architectural Record, Garden Design.

Membership

With United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1943-1946. Fellow American Society Landscape Architects (trustee, 1st vice president 1967-1969), Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, American Association Botanic Gardens, and Arboreta, American Rhododendron Society Clubs: Philadelphia Cricket, Union League.

Connections

Married Sydney Ott Belleville, March 29, 1958 (deceased 1990).

father:
Robert Andrew Patton

mother:
Mamie Dickey (Slagle) Patton

spouse:
Sydney Ott Belleville