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Architect

Joseph Bertram King, American architect. Decorated Air medal with 2 oak leaf clusters.; Recipient various architectural honor awards.

Background

King, Joseph Bertram was born on September 14, 1924 in Greenville, South Carolina, United States. Son of Joseph A. and Bertram (Kerns) King.

Education

Student, Memphis State College, 1943. Bachelor in Architect Engineering, North Carolina State University, 1949.

Career

Principal J. Bertram King, Asheville, North Carolina, 1952-1994. Chairman Planning and Zoning Commission, Asheville, since 1966. Vice chairman Metropolitan Planning Board, 1966-1974.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Principal works include Humanities, Social Science, Art and Management buildings, residence hall, student center, University North Carolina-Asheville, occupational education bldg, Asheville High School, Bank of Asheville, Madison County High Sch, City-County Central Library Bldg, Reynolds High Sch, Sealtest Dairies.

Membership

Board directors United Fund. Board directors North Carolina Design Foundation, member, 1983-1987. Served as pilot United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945, European Theatre of Operations.

(Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (president North Carolina chapter 1973). Member North Carolina Board Architecture (past president), Asheville Chamber of Commerce (past president 1972), Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Pi Alpha, Phi Kappa Phi.

Connections

Married Julia Nelson Hipps, August 2, 1945. Children: Allen, David, Thomas.

father:
Joseph A. King

mother:
Bertram (Kerns) King

spouse:
Julia Nelson Hipps

child:
Allen King

child:
David King

child:
Thomas King