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John Gaw Meem, Brazilian architect. Served as captain infantry World War I.; Fellow School American Research.; Fellow American Institute of Architects; member National Academy of Design.

Background

Meem, John Gaw was born on November 17, 1894 in Pelotas, Brazil. Son of John Gaw and Elsa (Krischke) Meem.

Education

1 child, Nancy (Mistress John Wirth). Bachelor of Science, Virginia Military Institute, 1914. Master of Arts honorary, Colorado College, 1936.

A.F.D. (honorary), University New Mexico.

Career

Began practice, 1924, specializing in Spanish pueblo architecture, retired from active practice. Designer: La Fonda Hotel and Anthropology Lab, Santa Fe. Numerous buildings, U. New Mexico, Albuquerque, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center (Silver medal 5th Pan-American Congress Architects), 1st Presbyterian Ch, Santa Fe, Santa Fe County Court House Municipal Bldg, Museum International Folk Art, St. Vincent Hosp.

Consultant architect: St. John’s College Santa Fe.

Membership

Served as captain infantry World War I. Fellow School American Research. Fellow American Institute of Architects.

Member National Academy of Design.

Connections

Married Faith Bemis, May 20, 1933. 1 child, Nancy (Mistress.

father:
John Gaw Meem

mother:
Elsa (Krischke) Meem

spouse:
Faith Bemis

child:
Nancy (Mrs Meem