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Architect

James Edward Atcheson, American architect. Member American Institute of Architects (president Panhandle chapter 1945, Lubbock chapter 1963), Texas Society Architects (vice president 1960), Constitution Specifications Institute (president Lubbock chapter 1966), Phi Delta Theta.

Background

Atcheson, James Edward was born on January 26, 1906 in Terrell, Texas, United States. Son of Frank and Bessie (Barton) Atcheson.

Education

Bachelor of Architecture, Texas Technology College, 1936.

Career

Draftsman Eickenroht & Cocke (architects), San Antonio. Also part-time instructor Texas Technology College, 1928-1934. Designer O.R. Walker (architect), Lubbock, Texas, 1935-1940.

Associate architectural engineer C.E. United States Army, Albuquerque and Pyote, 1942-1944. Partner Walker & Atcheson (architects), Lubbock, 1941-1946. Principal James Atcheson (architects), 1947-1948.

Partner Atcheson & Atkinson (architects), 1949-1955, Atcheson, Cartwright & Associates architects and engineers, and predecessor firms, Lubbock, 1956-1983, Atcheson & Associates, architects, Lubbock, since 1984.

Works

Membership

Member American Institute of Architects (president Panhandle chapter 1945, Lubbock chapter 1963), Texas Society Architects (vice president 1960), Constitution Specifications Institute (president Lubbock chapter 1966), Phi Delta Theta. Clubs: Kiwanian (president 1973), Lubbock Country.

Connections

Married Armista Lucille Heggen, June 20, 1936. Children: Michael Edward, Daniel Benn, Timothy Jon, Anne Louise.

father:
Frank Atcheson

mother:
Bessie (Barton) Atcheson

spouse:
Armista Lucille Heggen

child:
Daniel Benn Atcheson

child:
Anne Louise Atcheson

child:
Timothy Jon Atcheson

child:
Michael Edward Atcheson