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R. Brognard Okie

architect.

R. Brognard Okie, American architect. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects Vestryman, Old Saint David’s Church, Radnor, 1903-1941.

Background

Okie, R. Brognard was born on June 26, 1875 in Camden, New Jersey, United States. Son of Doctor Richardson B. and Clara (Mickle) Okie.

Education

Student Haverford College, 1893-1894. Bachelor of Science in Architecture, University of Pennsylvania, 1897.

Career

Principal works include: reproduction of High Street for the Sesqui-Centennial, 1925-1926. Restoration of the Betsy Ross House, Philadelphia. Re-creation of William Penn’s Manor House.

Restoration of Silver Spring Church, and of Paxton Presbyterian Church, Pennsylvania.

Membership

Fellow) The American Institute of Architects Vestryman, Old Saint David’s Church, Radnor, 1903-1941.

Connections

Married Christine Laurence Thomas, October 15, 1903. Children: Jeanie Laurence (Mistress.

father:
Doctor Richardson B. Okie

mother:
Clara (Mickle) Okie

spouse:
Christine Laurence Thomas

child:
Jeanie Laurence (Mrs Okie