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Joe Henry Wildermuth

architect

Joe Henry Wildermuth, American architect. Served with United States Army, 1917-1918.; Member American International Assurance, Indiana Society Architects (vice president 1934-1936), American Legion, National Association Real Estate Appraisers, Sigma Chi, Alpha Rho Chi. Elk.

Background

Wildermuth, Joe Henry was born on July 6, 1897 in Pulaski County, Indiana, United States. Son of Elias and Olive (Herrick) Wildermuth.

Education

Student of University Arizona, 1917-1918. Bachelor of Arts, University Illinois, 1920. Postgraduate real estate valuation University of Chicago 1935.

Career

Architect public schools, Gary, Indiana, 1921-1939. Principal Joe H. Wildermuth & Company, Architects, 1921-1946, Wildermuth & Wildermuth, Gary, Indiana, 1946-1960, Joe H. Wildermuth Emeritus, Marathon Shores, Florida, from 1960. President Washington & 7th Corporation, from 1931.

Vesta Court Corporation. With Gary Federal Savings & Loan Association, 1935-1960, vice president, president, 1958-1961. Chief appraiser, assistant manager Federal Home Owners Loan Corporation, N.W. Indiana, 1933-1937.

Chairman Federal Housing Administration N.W., Indiana, 1934-1940. Member federal committee school house design Interior Department, 1933-1944. Chairman Indiana Board Architects, 1933-1945.

Delaware, Democratic Indiana Convention, 1932, 36, 40.

Works

  • Author: Real Estate Valuation, 1934. Treatise on School House Design, 1935.

Membership

Served with United States Army, 1917-1918. Member American International Assurance, Indiana Society Architects (vice president 1934-1936), American Legion, National Association Real Estate Appraisers, Sigma Chi, Alpha Rho Chi.

Connections

Married Madeleine Havens, January 5, 1923. Children: Richard Lee, Dorthy Ann (Mistress.

father:
Elias Wildermuth

mother:
Olive (Herrick) Wildermuth

spouse:
Madeleine Havens

children:
Richard Lee Wildermuth

Dorthy Ann (Mrs Wildermuth