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Kenneth Robert Plank

architect

Kenneth Robert Plank, American architect. Recipient public relations award Detroit chapter American International Assurance, 1953. Member zoning study committee, planning commission, Naperville, Illinois, 1968-1970.; Served to lieutenant commander, United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1946.; Member Chicago chapter American International Assurance, Retired Officers Association.

Background

Plank, Kenneth Robert was born on August 1, 1907 in Sumner, Michigan, United States. Son of Spencer R. and May (Barnes) Plank.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Architecture, University of Michigan, 1942, M. City Planning, 1949.

Career

City planner, Detroit, 1949. Architect, Giffels & Vallet, Inc., Detroit, 1951-1952. Private practice architecture, Grand Ledge, Michigan, 1950-1951.

Director Metropolitan Planning Commission, Savannah, Georgia, 1953-1955. Architect firm Sargent, Webster, Crenshaw & Folley, Watertown, New York, 1956-1958. Planning urban planner Department Housing and Urban Development, Chicago, 1958-1970.

Associate professor architecture U. Florida, Gainesville, 1952-1953.

Membership

Member zoning study committee, planning commission, Naperville, Illinois, 1968-1970. Served to lieutenant commander, United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1946. Member Chicago chapter American International Assurance, Retired Officers Association.

Connections

Married Edna M. Renfroe, November 13, 1945. Children: Kim Edward, Beverly Annual.

father:
Spencer R. Plank

mother:
May (Barnes) Plank

spouse:
Edna M. Renfroe

children:
Kim Edward Plank

Beverly Ann Plank