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Architect

John Walter Kruse, American architect. Licensed architect, California. Recipient Citation award, Progressive Architecture Magazine, 1956.

Background

Kruse, John Walter was born on March 11, 1918 in Davenport, Iowa, United States. Son of Walter Otto and Clara Louise (Hass) Kruse.

Education

Student in Engineering, St. Ambrose College, 1937. Bachelor of Architecture, Cornell University, 1942. Postgraduate in Naval Architecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1942.

Career

Draftsmen Eric Mendelsohn, Architect, San Francisco, 1946—1948. Principal John W. Kruse, Architect, Woodside, from 1947. Associate architect Henry Hill, Architect, San Francisco, 1948—1964, Hill & Kruse, Architects, San Francisco, 1964—1970.

Achievements

  • Licensed architect, California.

Membership

Member architectural and site review board Town Woodside, from 1981, treasurer, from 1982. Member of American Institute of Architects (director San Francisco chapter 1957-1960, Designer House of Month, San Francisco Chronicle 1962), American Arbitration Association, Construction Specifications Institute (president 1966-1967), Menlo Country Club (Woodside).

Connections

Married Elizabeth Ann Cattori, September 22, 1946 (deceased September 1984). Children: Claudia Louise Veverka, Karin Anita, Walter Martin, Maria Lisa. Married Miriam Forester Sours, June 29, 1985.

father:
Walter Otto Kruse

mother:
Clara Louise (Hass) Kruse

spouse:
Miriam Forester Sours

spouse:
Elizabeth Ann Cattori

child:
Maria Lisa Kruse

child:
Karin Anita Kruse

child:
Walter Martin Kruse

child:
Claudia Louise Veverka Kruse