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Architect

James Alexander Lynch, American architect. Reg. professional architect & engineer, Iowa. Chairman Architectural Advisory Committee to Urban Renewal Board, Des Moines, 1969-1973; member Building Code Board Appeals, Des Moines, 1958, Gov's. Economy Committee, 1979. Member American Institute of Architects (president Iowa chapter 1966, building design awards 1967, 68, 70), Des Moines Club (president 1976), Rotary.

Background

Lynch, James Alexander was born on July 24, 1923 in Ames, Iowa, United States. Son of Verne Marquis and Lorretta (Munson) Lynch.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Iowa State University, 1949.

Career

Intern architect Brooks-Borg, Des Moines, 1949-1952, James Allan, Omaha, 1952. Architect Noel Wallace, 1953-1954, Amos Emery, Des Moines, 1955, Normile & Lynch, Des Moines, 1956-1959, Russell & Lynch, Des Moines, 1959-1965, James Lynch & Associates, Des Moines, 1966-1968, 79-95, Lynch Payne Champion Bernabe, Des Moines, 1969-1979, Lynch & Quick Associates PC, Des Moines, from 1995. President Iowa Board Architect Examiners, 1973-1982.

Member City of Des Moines Architectural Advisory Committee, since 1993.

Achievements

  • Reg. professional architect & engineer, Iowa.

Membership

Chairman Architectural Advisory Committee to Urban Renewal Board, Des Moines, 1969-1973. Member Building Code Board Appeals, Des Moines, 1958, Gov's. Economy Committee, 1979.

Member American Institute of Architects (president Iowa chapter 1966, building design awards 1967, 68, 70), Des Moines Club (president 1976), Rotary.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Flying, wine, cooking, photography, sketching.

Connections

Married Edith Corrine Newlin, October 1, 1951 (deceased 1954). Married Helen Peterson, February 1, 1958. Children: Michael J., Douglas R.

father:
Verne Marquis Lynch

mother:
Lorretta (Munson) Lynch

spouse:
Edith Corrine Newlin

spouse:
Helen Peterson

child:
Michael J. Lynch

child:
Douglas R. Lynch