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John P. B. Sinkler, American architect. Fellow American Institute Architects, Franklin Institute; member Phi Kappa Sigma.

Background

Sinkler, John P. B. was born on September 10, 1875 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Wharton and Ella (Brock) Sinkler.

Education

Graduate Episcopal Academy, De Lancey School, Philadelphia. Bachelor of Science in Architecture, University of Pennsylvania, 1898.

Career

June 11, 1917; children—Mary D., John P.B., Ella Brock. Began practice at Philadelphia, 1902. Member Bissell & Sinkler, 1906-1932.

Firm architects for Confederate Memorial Institute, Richmond, Virginia. Abingdon (Pennsylvania) Memorial Hospital. Sun Hill Village, Chester, Pennsylvania.

Noreg Village, Gloucester. New Jersey; Germantown Municipal Building, Chestnut St. Pier, Girard Municipal Piers 3 and 5, all of Philadelphia City architect, Philadelphia, 1920-1924, director of city architecture, 1932-1935. Secretary Philadelphia Zoning Board of Adjustment, 1933-1935.

Trustee Naomi Wood Collection of Colonial Antiques, Woodford Mansion, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Membership

Fellow American Institute Architects, Franklin Institute. Member Phi Kappa Sigma.

Connections

Married Mary P. Gadsden. Children: Mary D., John P.B., Ella Brock.

father:
Wharton Sinkler

mother:
Ella (Brock) Sinkler

spouse:
Mary P. Gadsden.

children:
Mary D. Sinkler

John P.B. Sinkler

Ella Brock Sinkler