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Architect , educator

John Gordon Replinger, American architect, retired educator. Registered architect, Illinois. Decorated Air medal with oak leaf clusters; recipient School medal American Institute of Architects, 1949, List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students award University Illinois, 1976, 77, 78, 82, 83; Allerton American travelling scholar, 1948.

Background

Replinger, John Gordon was born on November 9, 1923 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Roy Lodawick and Dorothy Caroline (Thornstrom) Replinger.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Architecture with highest honors, University Illinois, Urbana, 1949. Master of Science in Architecture, University Illinois, Urbana, 1952.

Career

Designer-draftsman L. Morgan Yost (Architect), Kenilworth, Illinois, 1949-1950. Instructor University Illinois, 1951-1953, assistant professor architecture, 1953-1957, associate professor architecture, 1957-1961, professor architecture, 1961-1985, professor housing research and development, 1972-1985, professor emeritus, from 1985, associate head department for academy affairs, 1970-1971. Practice architecture Urbana, from 1951.

Achievements

  • Registered architect, Illinois.

Membership

Served as combat pilot United States Army Air Force, 1943-1945. Member National Trust History Preservation.

Connections

Married Dorothy Thiele, June 26, 1945. Children: John Gordon Junior, Robert Louis, James Alan.

father:
Roy Lodawick Replinger

mother:
Dorothy Caroline (Thornstrom) Replinger

spouse:
Dorothy Thiele

child:
John Gordon Junior Replinger

child:
Robert Louis Replinger

child:
James Alan Replinger