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Architect

Leslie Harrison Kenyon, American architect. Licensed architect. Board directors Youth Farm, Peoria, Peoria City Beautiful, Central Illinois Landmarks Foundation, Peoria, since 1972. Sergeant, C.E., United States Army, 1943-1946, PTO. Member American Institute of Architects (president Peoria section, Service award, Central Illinois chapter Merit award 1995).

Background

Kenyon, Leslie Harrison was born on October 13, 1922 in Peoria, Illinois, United States. Son of Fred James and Camilla (Myers) Kenyon.

Education

Bachelor of Architecture, University Michigan, 1949.

Career

Draftsman Holabird & Root, Chicago, 1949-1950, Loebel, Scholossman & Bennett, Chicago, 1951. Owner Kenyo & Associates, Architects, Peoria, since 1951. Designer School division London County Council, 1950-1951.

Achievements

  • Licensed architect.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Chairman committee of architects and laypersons that authored Peoria I, II, III, IV, 1976-1984.

Membership

Board directors Youth Farm, Peoria, Peoria City Beautiful, Central Illinois Landmarks Foundation, Peoria, since 1972. Sergeant, C.E., United States Army, 1943-1946, PTO. Member American Institute of Architects (president Peoria section, Service award, Central Illinois chapter Merit award 1995).

Connections

Married Theo Jean Ahrends, October 23, 1954.

father:
Fred James Kenyon

mother:
Camilla (Myers) Kenyon

spouse:
Theo Jean Ahrends