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Architect

Harry Inge Johnstone, American architect. Trustee Mobile Public Library, 1953-1957, chairman, 1956-1957. Served as major Army of the United States, 1943-1945. Fellow American Institute of Architects (vice president Alabama chapter 1940); member Alabama Association Architects (president 1941, 47), Mobile Association Architects (president 1959), American Malacological Union, Phi Delta Theta.

Background

Johnstone, Harry Inge was born on November 27, 1903 in Mobile, Alabama, United States. Son of Charles Albert Lesesne and Virginia (Inge) Johnstone.

Education

Student, University Military School, Mobile, 1921. Bachelor of Architecture, Cornell, 1927.

Career

Archeological research restoration, Mexico, 1926. Draftsman, designer Shreve & Lamb, New York City, 1927-1928. Architectural study England, Italy, 1928-1929.

Designer T.O. Foster, London, 1928-1929. Instructor architectural design, theory architecture Cornell, 1929-1930. Chief designer Marston-Maybury, Pasadena, California, 1930-1931.

Associate Douglas Honnold, Los Angeles, 1931. Instructor architecture John Herron Art School Indianapolis, 1933-1936. Private practice architecture Indianapolis, 1933-1936, Mobile, 1937-1979.

Proprietor Harry Inge Johnstone, since 1937. Co-venturer J.B. Converse & Company, Inc. & Harry Inge Johnstone, 1950-1979.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Illustrator: Collecting Seashells, 1970, The Lore of Seashells, 1974.

Membership

Trustee Mobile Public Library, 1953-1957, chairman, 1956-1957. Served as major Army of the United States, 1943-1945. Fellow American Institute of Architects (vice president Alabama chapter 1940).

Member Alabama Association Architects (president 1941, 47), Mobile Association Architects (president 1959), American Malacological Union, Phi Delta Theta.

Connections

Married Kathleen Cawthorn Yerger, June 24, 1930. Children– Montgomery Inge, Yerger, Douglas.

father:
Charles Albert Lesesne Johnstone

mother:
Virginia (Inge) Johnstone

spouse:
Kathleen Cawthorn Yerger

child:
Montgomery Inge Johnstone

child:
Yerger Johnstone

child:
Douglas Johnstone