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architectural interior designer

Martha Jeanne Crawford, American architectural interior designer. Recipient Honorary Mention award, S.M. Entertainment Hexter Company, Cleveland, 1959, award, Dow Chemical Company, New York City, 1960.


Crawford, Martha Jeanne was born on June 25, 1925 in Rockford, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Woodruff Lynden and LaVerna (Means) Crawford.


Student, Vassar College, 1943—1945. Student, Rockford College, 1945. Student, Parsons School Design, 1945—1948.

Student, Columbia University School Architecture, 1951—1953.


Assistant interior designer Eleanor LeMaire Assocs, New York City, 1948—1949. Head color department Amos Parrish & Company, 1950—1952. Contract interior designer Beeston and Patterson, 1952—1953, Welton Becket & Associates, New York City, 1952—1953.

Owner Martha Crawford and Associates. Commercial design company New York City, 1958—1966. Consultant interior designer, 1953—1958, Joseph Maxwell Associates, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1969—1970, VVKR Partnership, Alexandria, Virginia, 1972—1974, Design Business Interiors, Washington, 1973—1974.

Architectural interior designer Waukesha, Wisconsin, since 1975. Consultant color coordinator Timbertone Corporation, New York City, 1958—1961, R.C.A. Rubber Company, Akron, Ohio, 1954—1959. Brochure consultant Rockcote Paints, Rockford, 1960—1961.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Volunteer Institute Crippled and Disabled, New York City, 1950—1953. Secretary Child Care Foundation, Fort Lauderdale, 1968—1969. Co-founder Job Hunter's Network, Waukesha, Wisconsin, 1982—1986, coordinator, 1982—1986.

Member of American Institute of Architects (New York City) (associate), Architectural League (New York ) (co-chairman current work 1959-1960), Construction Specifications Institute (District of Columbia board directors 1975, president plaque 1975), Altrusa Club (Fort Lauderdale) (president 1969-1970).


  • Other Interests

    Painting, jazz.


Woodruff Lynden Crawford

LaVerna (Means) Crawford