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Architect , educator

John William Wade, American architect, educator. Registered architect, Wisconsin, Alabama, South Carolina. Recipient grant Irwin Sweeney Miller Foundation, 1972-1973. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1944-1945.

Background

Wade, John William was born on December 25, 1925 in Florence, Alabama, United States. Son of Alex Chisolm and Myrtle Esther (Kent) Wade.

Education

Bachelor magna cum laude, Harvard University, 1949. Bachelor of Architecture, Harvard University, 1952. Postgraduate town planning (Fulbright scholar), University College, London, 1953.

Master in Architecture, University Pennsylvania, 1964.

Career

Designer Perry, Shaw & Hepburn, Boston, 1952. Designer, job captain Eero Saarinen & Associates, Bloomfield, Michigan, 1953-1956. Job captain Hideo Sasaki & Associates, Somerville, Massachusetts, 1956-1957.

Private practice architecture Hilton Head, South Carolina, 1957-1963. Associate professor, head division architecture Tuskegee (Alabama) Institute, 1964-1968. Dean School Architecture and Urban Planning University Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1968-1975, professor, 1975-1977, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, 1978-1991.

Co-chairman Wisconsin Examination Board for Architects, Engineers, Land Surveyors and Designers, 1968-1975.

Achievements

  • Registered architect, Wisconsin, Alabama, South Carolina.

Membership

Served with United States Army Air Force, 1944-1945.

Connections

Married Flora W. Fay, March 1952 (divorced March 1960). Children– Mark, Bret, Paul. Married Donna White, September 30, 1965.

father:
Alex Chisolm Wade

mother:
Myrtle Esther (Kent) Wade

spouse:
Flora W. Fay

spouse:
Donna White

child:
Mark Wade

child:
Bret Wade

child:
Paul Wade