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Landscape architecture educator

Hubert Bond Owens, American landscape architecture educator. Recipient Georgia Bicentennial Silver medallion University Georgia, 1985, Commendation citation Georgia House of Representatives, Georgia Senate, 1979; East-West Center grantee, 1963.

Background

Owens, Hubert Bond was born on August 23, 1905 in Canon, Georgia, United States. Son of Albert Justus and Lettie (Bond) Owens.

Education

Bachelor of Scientific Agriculture., University Georgia, 1926. Master of Arts, University Georgia, 1933. Postgraduate, Harvard University, 1940.

Doctor of Laws, Clemson University, 1965. Doctor Science, University South, 1981.

Career

Instructor Berry College, Mount Berry, Georgia, 1926-1928. Assistant professor landscape architecture University Georgia, Athens, 1928-1931, professor, head department, 1931-1969, dean School Environmental Design, 1969-1973. Consultant landscape architecture University System of Georgia, 1930-1970, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tennessee, 1953-1963, Calloway Gardens, Pine Mountain, Georgia, 1958-1965, Berry College, 1954-1964.

Achievements

  • Avocations: gardening. Travel; reading.

Membership

President Athens Art Association, Georgia, 1930. 1st chairman Georgia Registration Board for Landscape Architects, 1955-1963. Member Zoning Appeals Board, Athens, 1958-1960.

Served to Second lieutenant Reserve Officers Training Corps, 1926-1930. Fellow American Society Landscape Architects (president 1965-1967, medal). Member International Federation Landscape Architects (delegate.

President 1974-1976, grantee 1954-1973), Georgia Horticulture Society Lodges: Kiwanis (chairman committee 1945-1947).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: gardening. Travel; reading.

Connections

Married Nan Torian, August 8, 1936 (deceased March 1980). Children– Sarah Hodgson, Hubert Bond, Junior.

father:
Albert Justus Owens

mother:
Lettie (Bond) Owens

spouse:
Nan Torian

child:
Sarah Hodgson Owens

child:
Hubert Bond Owens

child:
Junior Owens