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Architectural engineering firm executive

James Robert Killebrew, American Architectural engineering firm executive.


Killebrew, James Robert was born on December 10, 1918 in Okmulgee, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Robert Herman and Edith (Tyler) Killebrew.


Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering, University Texas, 1948.


Principal, James R. Killebrew, Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, PE, architect, construction engineering, Granbury, Texas senior structural engineer, Dallas–Fort Worth International Airport, since 1991. Senior consultant architect engineer Yandell-Hiller, 1989-1990, Dallas-Fort Worth Airport/American Airlines. Senior structural engineer Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport Board.


  • Achievements include inspection for expansion of terminals, multi-story parking facilities, aircraft rescue fire fighting training facility, hangar addition, Federal Aviation Administration technical facility and five story parking garage, Dallas–Fort Worth runway 16/34 East United Parcel Service Headquarters, Terminal 3E-B code inspection, American Airlines new 3-EA terminal 5 story parking garage, new consolidated rent-a-car parking facility, airport expansion, others.


  • Other Work

    • Principal architectural works include General Hospital Plainview, Texas, Vernon (Texas) Hospital, Vernon Geriatrics Psychiatric Hospital, Wichita General Hospital, General Hospital Nocona (Texas), Science Building, Physical Education Building, Midwestern State University, Teenage Drug Addiction Center, Vernon, Fine Arts Building at Midwestern State University, Air Corps Spark Plug Ceramics Complex-General Motors Corporation, Parker Square Savings and Loan, Union Square, Four Story Savings & Loan Building, Wichita Falls, Sprague Electric Company, Howmet Turbine, Wichita Clutch Corporation, G.H. Foster Plant, Family Young Men’s Christian Association, Southwest National Bank Tower. Coordinator measuring machine for General Motors-cost per click plant, Arlington, Texas.


Elder Christian Church, 1979-1981. Lieutenant commander United States Navy, 1940-1945, PTO. Captain Reserve (retired).

Fellow American Institute of Architects (president Wichita Falls chapter 1966-1967, 81). Member National Society Professional Engineers, Texas Society Professional Engineers (president N. Texas chapter 1960-1961), American Society Architectural Engineers (charter member), American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers, Wichita Falls Chamber of Commerce(chairman various committees), Navy League (president 1967-1968), Fine Art Society Texas (president 1970, Chairman of the Board 1973).


Married Emma Herrington, February 24, 1989. 1 child by previous marriage, Laura Janice.

Robert Herman Killebrew

Edith (Tyler) Killebrew

Emma Herrington