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Hugo Franz Kuehne

architect and engineer.

Hugo Franz Kuehne, American architect and engineer. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (twice president Central Texas chapter); member National, Texas societies professional engrs., Texas Society Architects (director), American Civic Association, American Society Planning Officials, National Association Housing Officials, Austin Chamber of Commerce, Sigma Chi.; Rotarian (past directory).

Background

Kuehne, Hugo Franz was born on February 20, 1884 in Austin, Texas, United States. Son of Franz Conrad and Clara (Langer) Kuehne.

Education

Continuing education, University Texas, 1906. Bachelor of Arts in Architecture, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1908.

Career

Professor architecture University Texas, 1910-1915. Engaged in practice architecture, Austin, Texas, since 1915. Member firm Kuehne, Chasey & Giesecke, 1915-1917, Kuehne & Chasey, 1917-1919, alone as H. F. Kuehne, architect and engineer, 1919-1942.

Partner Kuehne, Brooks and Barr, 1942-1960. Member firm Giesecke, Kuehne & Brooks since 1942. Director Fidelity State Bank, Mutual Savings Institute (both Austni).

Past vice chairman parks and playground commission City of Austin. Past chairman zoning committee City of Austin. Chairman City Planning Commission, 1931-1948, Zoning Board of Adjustment since 1932.

Membership

Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (twice president Central Texas chapter). Member National, Texas societies professional engrs., Texas Society Architects (director), American Civic Association, American Society Planning Officials, National Association Housing Officials, Austin Chamber of Commerce, Sigma Chi. Rotarian (past directory).

Connections

Married Sybil Glass, December 25, 1923. Children: Hugo Franz, Frances Lorraine.

father:
Franz Conrad Kuehne

mother:
Clara (Langer) Kuehne

spouse:
Sybil Glass

children:
Hugo Franz Kuehne

Frances Lorraine Kuehne