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Architect , university dean

James Walter Elmore, American architect, educator, retired dean. Decorated Bronze Star.

Background

Elmore, James Walter was born on September 5, 1917 in Lincoln, Nebraska, United States. Son of Harry Douglas and Marie Clare (Minor) Elmore.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Nebraska, 1938; Master of Science in Architecture, Columbia University, 1948.

Career

Member faculty, Arizona State University, 1949-1986; professor architecture, Arizona State University, 1959-1986; founding dean College of Architecture,, Arizona State University, 1964-1974. Consultant architect, since 1956.

Membership

Trustee Heard Museum, Phoenix, 1968-1979. Board directors Valley Forward Association, 1969-1989, president, 1985. Board directors Central Arizona chapter Arizona History Society, 1973-1989.

Board directors Arizona Architects Foundation, 1978-1986, Rio Salado Development District, 1980-1987. Served to colonel, C.E. United States Army, 1940-1946. Fellow American Institute of Architects.

Member Arizona Academy.

Connections

Married Mary Ann Davidson, September 6, 1947. Children: James Davidson, Margaret Kay.

father:
Harry Douglas Elmore

mother:
Marie Clare (Minor) Elmore

spouse:
Mary Ann Davidson

child:
Margaret Kay Elmore

child:
James Davidson Elmore