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Architect

Harris Atteridge Kemp, American architect. Member public advisory panel General Services Administration, Region 7, 1969-1972. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (president Dallas chapter 1957); member Texas Society Architects (director 1964-1967), Phi Delta Theta. Club: Dallas Country. Lodge: Kiwanis.

Background

Kemp, Harris Atteridge was born on July 3, 1912 in Kewanee, Illinois, United States. Son of John Edward and Pauline (King) Kemp.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Illinois, 1934. Master of Science, University Illinois, 1935. Master in Architecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1937.

Career

Francis J. Plym fellow in architecture to, Europe, 1937-1938. Designer Wisconsin State Architects Office, 1938-1940. Supervisor plant layout department North America Aviation Corporation, 1940-1944.

Associate, chief designer George L. Dahl– Architects and Engineers, Dallas, 1944-1955. Partner Harper & Kemp Architects, 1955-1975, Harper, Kemp, Clutts and Parker, Architecture/Planning, Dallas, since 1975. Director Dallas Central Business District Association, since 1968.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Important works include Office, Dallas Municipal Administration Center, Denton State School, Dallas Livestock Coliseum, Great American of Dallas Building, 2355 Stemmons Building, Catalogue Order Warehouse, Sears Roebuck & Company, Dallas, Collins Radio Group Headquarters.

Membership

Member public advisory panel General Services Administration, Region 7, 1969-1972. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (president Dallas chapter 1957). Member Texas Society Architects (director 1964-1967), Phi Delta Theta.

Club: Dallas Country. Lodge: Kiwanis.

Connections

Married Carol Western, September 18, 1937. Children: David Anders, Peter Alan, Constance Susan.

father:
John Edward Kemp

mother:
Pauline (King) Kemp

spouse:
Carol Western

child:
David Anders Kemp

child:
Peter Alan Kemp

child:
Constance Susan Kemp