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George Fred Keck

architect.

George Fred Keck, American architect. Member Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference, American Civil Liberties Union. Board of directors S.E. Chicago Commission; Served to Second lieutenant United States Coast Artillery, 1917-1919.; Member Arts.

Background

Keck, George Fred was born on May 17, 1895 in Watertown, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Fred George and Amalie (Henze) K.

Education

Student of University Wisconsin, 1914-1915. Bachelor of Science, University Illinois, 1920. Doctor of Fine Arts, Lawrence University, 1950.

Career

Designer various architectural offices, Chicago, 1920-1926. Instructor design University of Illinois, 1923-1924. Individual practice architecture, Chicago, 1926-1980.

Partner William Keck, since 1937. Head department architecture Institute Design, 1938-1944. Several one-man shows.

Works

  • Contributor articles to professional journals Painter watercolors. Important works include House of Tomorrow, Crystal House Chicago Worlds Fair 1933-1934, public housing projects Chicago Housing Authority, Chicago Child Care Society Building.

Membership

Member Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference, American Civil Liberties Union. Board of directors S.E. Chicago Commission. Served to Second lieutenant United States Coast Artillery, 1917-1919.

Member Arts.

Connections

Married Lucile Liebermann, November 26, 1921.

father:
Fred George Keck

mother:
Amalie (Henze) Keck

spouse:
Lucile Liebermann