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Architect

Henry Klein, German, American architect. Registered architect, Oregon, Washington. Recipient Louis Sullivan award International Union Bricklayers and Allied Craftsmen, 1981; Presidential Design award National Endowment Arts, 1988; George A. and Eliza Howard Foundation fellowship.

Background

Klein, Henry was born on September 6, 1920 in Cham, Germany. Came to the United States, 1939. Son of Fred and Hedwig (Weiskopf) Klein.

Education

Student, Institute Rauch, Lausanne, Switzerland, 1938. Bachelor of Architecture, Cornell University, 1943.

Career

Designer Office of Pietro Belluschi, Architect, Portland, Oregon, 1948-1951. Architect Henry Klein & Associate, Architects, Mount Vernon, Washington, 1952—1978. Private practice architect Henry Klein Partnership, since 1978.

Achievements

  • Registered architect, Oregon, Washington.

Membership

Board directors Washington Parks Foundation, Seattle, 1977-1992, Museum Northwest Art, 1988-1995. With United States Army, 1943-1946. Fellow American Institute of Architects (Seattle chapter medal 1995).

Connections

Married Phyllis Harvey, December 27, 1952. Children: Vincent, Paul, David.

father:
Fred Klein

mother:
Hedwig (Weiskopf) Klein

spouse:
Phyllis Harvey

child:
Vincent Klein

child:
Paul Klein

child:
David Klein