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Architect , consultant

John Phillip Jansson, American architect, consultant. Registered architect, New York, licensed National Council Architectural Registration Bd.s.

Background

Jansson, John Phillip was born on November 27, 1918 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John A. and Isabelle (Ericson) Jansson.

Education

Bachelor of Architecture, Pratt Institute, 1947. Postgraduate, State University of New York, 1949. Architecture for various firms, 1949-1954.

Private practice architecture, New York City, 1949. Consultant marketing of products, materials and services to building and construction industry, 1949. Executive vice president Architectural Aluminum Manufacturers Association, New York City, 1954-1958.

Manager market development Olin-Metals Division, New York City, 1958-1962. Director Pope, Evans & Robbins, consultant engineers, 1970-1982. Partner Morris Ketchum, Junior and Associations, Architects, 1964-1968.

Executive director New York State Council on Architecture, 1968-1973, Associated 1973-1974. Director Gruzen & Partners, 1972-1974. President Building Construction Technology, 1975-1978.

Vice president The Ehrenkrantz Group, 1974-1982. Director United States trade mission leader to Nigeria, Department Commerce, 1981. Consultant New York State Pure Waters Authority, 1968-1969.

Chairman New York State Architecture-Construction Interagy. Committee, 1968-1974. Secretary New York State Governor's Advisory Committee for State Construction Programs, 1970-1971.

Career

Architect various firms, 1949—1954. Private practice New York City, from 1949. Consultant marketing products, materials and services to building and construction industry, from 1949.

Executive vice president Architectural Aluminum Manufacturers Association, New York City, 1954—1958. Manager market development Olin-Metals Division, 1958—1962. Director Pope, Evans & Robbins, consultant engineers, 1970—1982.

Partner Morris Ketchum, Junior and Associates, Architects, 1964—1968. Executive director New York State Council Architecture, 1968—1973. Director Gruzen & Partners, 1972—1974.

President Building Construction Technology, 1975—1978. Vice president Ehrenkrantz Group, 1974—1982. Consultant New York State Pure Waters Authority, 1968—1969.

Chairman New York State Architecture-Construction Interagency Committee, 1968—1974. Secretary New York State Governor's Advisory Committee State Construction Programs, 1970—1971. Director United States trade mission leader to Nigeria Department of Commerce, 1981.

Served to captain United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1943-1946.

Achievements

  • Registered architect, New York, licensed National Council Architectural Registration Bd.s.

Membership

Member New York State Citizens Committee Public Schools, 1952—1955. Vice president citizens advisory committee Housing Authority, Town of Oyster Bay, 1966—1968. Board directors Building Industry Data Advisory Council, 1976—1978, Park Ten Cooperative, 1981—1982.

Instructor Outward Bound, Hurrican Island, Rockland, Maine, from 1982. Media specialist Image Center American's Cup, 1987. Member of American Institute of Architects (member architects government committee 1971-1977), Society Military Engineers Society New York City, American Management Association, Associated Council Arts, National Trust Historic Preservation, Society Architectural Historians, New York State Association Architects (director), New York Building Congress, Architectural League New York, National Institute Building Sciences, BRAB Building Research Institute, National Institute Architectural Education, Construction Specialist Institute, American Arbitration Association, Fleety Reserve Association, Victorian Society of America, Museum Modern Art, United States Naval Academy Officers and Faculty Club, Maryland Capital Yacht Club (board directors 1993-1994).

Connections

Married Ann C. Winter, April 8, 1944 (divorced October 1970). Children: Linda Ann, Lora Jean. Married Elizabeth Clow Peer, January 21, 1978 (deceased May 1984).

father:
John A. Jansson

mother:
Isabelle (Ericson) Jansson

spouse:
Ann C. Winter

spouse:
Elizabeth Clow Peer

child:
Linda Ann Jansson

child:
Lora Joan Jansson