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John Hall Rankin

architect

John Hall Rankin, American architect.

Background

Rankin, John Hall was born on September 23, 1868 in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William Washington and Maria Amelia (Jefferies) Rankin.

Education

Graduate Lock Haven High School, 1885. Special course in architecture, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1886-1888.

Career

In practice at Philadelphia, 1891-1941. Member Rankin & Kellogg, 1891-1903, Rankin, Kellogg & Crane, 1903-1925, Rankin & Kellogg since 1925, Rankin, Kellogg & Doe, since 1943. Consultant architects Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, 1938.

Designers State Asylum for Chronic Insane. Free Public Library, Newark, New Jersey. United States Physician organization buildings, at Camden, New Jersey, and Indianapolis.

Philadelphia (new); administration building, United States Department of Agriculture, Washington. Mechanic Arts High School, St. Paul. United States Army Supply Depot, Fort.

Membership

Served as Second lieutenant, battalion adjunct 2d Pennsylvania Vols. Infantry, Spanish-American War. Member and 1st president Pennsylvania State Board Examiners of Architects, 1919-1940.

(Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (past president Philadelphia chapter. Member Southern Pennsylvania chapter). Member S.R., Society War of 1812, Colonial Society of Pennsylvania, Naval and Military Order of Spanish-American War.

Clubs: T-Square (Philadelphia).

Connections

Married Mistress.

father:
William Washington Rankin

mother:
Maria Amelia (Jefferies) Rankin

spouse:
Mistress