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Architect

Leonard Herman Reinke, American architect. Registered architect, Wisconsin.

Background

Reinke, Leonard Herman was born on June 25, 1918 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Leonard and Helen (Diestler) Reinke.

Education

Student, University of Wisconsin -Oshkosh, 1936; B. in Architecture, Illinois Institute Technology, 1941.

Career

Analyst, National Defense Research Commission, Princeton, New Jersey, 1943; architect designer, Auler Irion Wertsch, Inc., Oshkosh, 1945-1951; partner, T.H. Irion, American Institute of Architects, L.H. Reinke, American Institute of Architects, Oshkosh, 1951-1969; secretary, president, Irion, Reinke & Associations, Inc., Oshkosh, 1969-1977; president, Reinke, Hansche, Last, Inc., Oshkosh, 1978-1989. President Nicolet Anchorage, Inc., Oshkosh, 1962-1989.

Achievements

  • Registered architect, Wisconsin.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Architect: (library) Albertson Center, 1971 (Wisconsin American Institute of Architects honor award), Polk Library, 1970. Architectural designer Dartford Motor Inn, 1957(Wisconsin American Institute of Architects honor award).

Membership

Memorial Industrial Development Committee, Oshkosh, 1965-1968, Riverfront Beautification Committee, 1969-1971, Parks Advisory Council, 1972-1976. Board directors Paine Art Center and Arboretum, Oshkosh, 1976-1984, Oshkosh chapter 2000 Associates, since 1988. Chairman Oshkosh chapter Service Corps Retired Executives, 1992, 93, 94.

Served with United States Army Air Force, 1944-1945, European Theatre of Operations. Fellow American Institute of Architects. Member Wisconsin Society Architects (director 1959-1963, 71-72, president 1964, Golden award 1991), Wisconsin Architects Foundation (director 1978-1984, president 1983-1984) Lodges: Rotary (director 1962-1965).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: cross county skiing, woodworking, travel, tree farming.

Connections

Married Lucille Francis Fenn, November 14, 1942. Children– Ann Elizabeth, Mary Ellen, Joan Elaine.

father:
Leonard Reinke

mother:
Helen (Diestler) Reinke

spouse:
Lucille Francis Fenn

child:
Joan Elaine Reinke

child:
Ann Elizabeth Reinke

child:
Mary Ellen Reinke