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Architect , naturalist

John Dennis Sacksteder, American architect, naturalist. Registered architect Pennsylvania. Member of American Institute of Architects (industry committee member 1973-1976, chairman zoning committee Philadelphia chapter 1964), Pennsylvania Society Architects, Tau Sigma Delta, Alpha Chi Rho, Phi Kappa Beta.

Background

Sacksteder, John Dennis was born on September 10, 1926 in Madrid, Spain. Arrived in United States, 1941. Son of Frederick H. and Denise (Dorin) Sacksteder.

Education

Bachelor of Architecture, University Pennsylvania, 1948. Master in Architecture, University Pennsylvania, 1949. Postgraduate, Drexel University, 1980.

Career

Designer Frank Weise Architect, Philadelphia, 1949—1950. Project manager Vincent G. Kling Architect, Philadelphia, 1950—1954, EPS & B Architects, Philadelphia, 1954—1957. Principal architect Sacksteder/Levine Architects, Philadelphia, 1957—1963.

Associate partner Nolen & Swinburne, Philadelphia, 1963—1965. Director construction University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1965—1969. Manager architecture Radio Corporation of America Corporation, Cherry Hill New Jersey, 1969—1976.

Director project mgmr. Wigton Abbott Corporation, Plainfield, New Jersey, 1976—1978. Manager project control Consolidated Rail Corporation, Philadelphia, since 1978.

Board. directors Center City Residents Association, Philadelphia, 1950—1952, 1983, Fitler Square Improvement Association, Philadelphia, since 1983. Lecturer, guide Tinicum National Environmental Center, Philadelphia, since 1980. Chairman Schuykill Community Garden, Philadelphia, 1985—1988.

Treasurer Rivers Edge Civic Association. Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1944-1946.

Achievements

  • Registered architect Pennsylvania.

Membership

Member of American Institute of Architects (industry committee member 1973-1976, chairman zoning committee Philadelphia chapter 1964), Pennsylvania Society Architects, Tau Sigma Delta, Alpha Chi Rho, Phi Kappa Beta.

Connections

Married Thekla Marion West Sacksteder, May 13, 1950. Children: Stephanie, Christopher, Andrew, Anthony.

father:
Frederick H. Sacksteder

mother:
Denise (Dorin) Sacksteder

spouse:
Thekla Marion West Sacksteder

child:
Stephanie Sacksteder

child:
Christopher Sacksteder

child:
Andrew Sacksteder

child:
Anthony Sacksteder