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Architect

Philip Edward Keene, American architect. License Washington. Recipient citation of Honor, Theta Chi, 1978, Outstanding Service Community, United Way, 1979, Distinguished Service award, Pullman Chamber of Commerce, 1976.

Background

Keene, Philip Edward was born on October 8, 1906 in Fargo, North Dakota, United States. Son of Edward Spencer and Myrtle (Pearman) Keene.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Architect, North Dakota State University, 1928. Master of Science in Architect, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1932.

Career

Draftsman Theodore B. Wells, Grand Forks, North Dakota, 1933—1935, Victor N. Jones, Seattle, 1936. Principal Philip E. Keene, Port Angeles, 1937—1942. Senior project planner Federal Public Housing Administration, Seattle, 1942—1944.

Architect Washington State University, Pullman, 1944—1972. Arbiter American Arbitration Association, 1971—1982. Restoration architect Whitman County History Society, Pullman, since 1972.

Editorial advisory board College and University Business, 1950—1972.

Achievements

  • License Washington.

Membership

Board directors Pullman Hospital Foundation, 1973—1981. President Pullman Council Aging, 1978. Member Pullman United Way, 1975, Pullman School Directors, 1958.

Member of American Institute of Architects, Association University Architects (Distinguished Service award 1982), Kiwanis.

Connections

Married Bernice Laurine Hanson, April 25, 1937. Children: Janet Bernice, Philip Spencer, Terence Edward.

father:
Edward Spencer Keene

mother:
Myrtle (Pearman) Keene

spouse:
Bernice Laurine Hanson

child:
Janet Bernice Keene

child:
Philip Spencer Keene

child:
Terence Edward Keene