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John Lord King

architect.

John Lord King, American architect. award 1957, award of merit 1957, special; award 1957, 62). member advising committee Governor California Commission Metropolitan Area Planning, 1960. Trustee Richardson Bay Foundation, Marin County, California, 1960, San Francisco Maritime Museum; (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (board directors Northern California chapter 1958-1960.

Background

King, John Lord was born on January 22, 1909 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Joseph Hanson and Margaret (Lord) King.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Yale, 1930, Bachelor of Fine Arts in Architecture, 1933. English traveling fellow study in Europe, 1933-1934.

Career

Designer, Holabird & Root, architects, Chicago, 1934-1940. Chief facilities unit of the Chicago Ordnance District, 1943-1945. Partner Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, architects, Chicago and San Francisco, 1945-1953.

Proprietor own architectural office, San Francisco, since 1953. Principal projects include Albert Schweitzer Hospital, Haiti, 1956, Burlingame (California) Country Club, 1956, Boardwalk Shopping Center, Belvedere, California, 1956, Mills Memorial Hospital, San Mateo, California, 1962. Chairman Architectural Review Committee Marin City Redevelopment, 1960-1963, Belvedere Planning Commission, 1950-1958.

Member advising committee Governor California Commission Metropolitan Area Planning, 1960. Trustee Richardson Bay Foundation, Marin County, California, 1960, San Francisco Maritime Museum.

Membership

Member advising committee Governor California Commission Metropolitan Area Planning, 1960. Trustee Richardson Bay Foundation, Marin County, California, 1960, San Francisco Maritime Museum. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (board directors Northern California chapter 1958-1960.

Connections

Married Theodora Shaw, June 27, 1935. Children: Pamela Winslow (Mistress.

father:
Joseph Hanson King

mother:
Margaret (Lord) King

spouse:
Theodora Shaw

child:
Pamela Winslow (Mrs King