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Architect

Jan Christopher Rowan, Polish architect. Recipient Jesse H. Neal Editorial Achievement award American Business Press, 1967. With British Liberation Forces, 1942-1947.

Background

Rowan, Jan Christopher was born on December 24, 1924 in Warsaw, Poland. Came to United States, 1949. Naturalized, 1955. Son of George B. and Zofia (Fajans) Rowan.

Education

Bachelor of Commerce, London School of Economics, 1944. Student, Architectural Association School Architecture, London, 1949. Bachelor of Architecture, McGill University, 1951.

Career

Proprietor Jan C. Rowan, architect, Stamford, Connecticut, 1955-1985. Features editor Progressive Architecture, 1959-1961, managing editor, 1961-1963, editor, 1963-1969. Executive v.p.pres. R & S International Inc., 1970-1971.

President Rowan Construction Company, 1972-1985. Lecturer, instructor Pratt Institute, Cooper Union, Rhode Island School Design, 1952-1956.

Membership

With British Liberation Forces, 1942-1947.

Connections

Married Ursula Miskolczy, June 12, 1955. Children: Christopher George, Timothy Roderick, Peter Oliver.

father:
George B. Rowan

mother:
Zofia (Fajans) Rowan

spouse:
Ursula Miskolczy

child:
Christopher George Rowan

child:
Timothy Roderick Rowan

child:
Peter Oliver Rowan