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educator , Landscape architect

Jerry Steve Ownby, American landscape architect, educator. Council Landscape Architectural Registration Boards certified and registered landscape architect, Arizona, Missouri.


Ownby, Jerry Steve was born on January 25, 1939 in Shawnee, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Hugh H. and N. Lorraine (Hopkins) Ownby.


Bachelor of Science, Oklahoma State University, 1961. Master of Science in Landscape Architecture, Kansas State University, 1964. Master in Landscape Architecture, Kansas State University, 1970.


Extension landscape architect Kansas State University, Manhattan, 1963-1964, instructor, 1969-1970. Landscape architect Beardsley & Talley, Seattle, 1964-1965. Extension specialist Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, 1965-1969, from assistant professor to professor landscape architecture and coordinator landscape architecture, 1970-1985.

Private practice, since 1985. Chairman Oklahoma Landscape Architect Registration Board, 1980-1985. Member 1985 Expert Panel for Uniform National Examination, 1984-1985.

Governor's appointee Missouri Council Landscape Architects, 1991-1997.


  • Council Landscape Architectural Registration Boards certified and registered landscape architect, Arizona, Missouri.


  • Other Work

    • Designs include Las Laderas residence, 1978 (Merit award 1981), Student Union courtyard Oklahoma State University, 1981 (Honor award 1983).


Once one is saved, that person cannot fall from God’s grace.


Government is appointed by God as His servant to encourage good and restrain evil to the end that all people are blessed and His people are enabled to live quiet and peaceful lives in all godliness and holiness.


Language of a derogatory nature (with regard to race, nationality, ethnic background, gender, sexuality, and physical differences) does not reflect value for one another and contradicts the Christian teaching.


Chairman Oklahomans for Landscape Architecture, 1979-1980. Chairman, vice chairman Stillwater Park and Recreation Advisory Board, Oklahoma, 1971-1979. Fellow American Society Landscape Architects (vice president 1983-1985, Oklahoma chapter Service award 1980).

Member National Council State Garden Clubs (accredited instructor since 1964), National Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture, Missouri Association of Landscape Architects, Council Landscape Architectural Registration Boards (certified), Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Lambda Alpha.


  • Other Interests

    Travel, photography, fishing.


Children by previous marriage: Gregory Steve, Mitchell Hugh. Married Arnola Colson, December 19, 1971. 1 child Steven Cory.

Hugh H. Ownby

N. Lorraine (Hopkins) Ownby

Arnola Colson

Steven Cory Ownby