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Richard Kiehnel

architect.

Richard Kiehnel, German architect. Awarded Gold Medal Declaration of Honor by Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida, 1941. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects; member Florida Association of Architects.; Mason (32°, Shriner, K.T.).

Background

Kiehnel, Richard was born on November 1, 1870 in Germany. Son of Edward and Matilda (Spreuer) Kiehnel.

Education

Graduate School of Architecture, Breslau, Germany, 1891. Student School of Fine Arts, Breslau, 1891, Academy of Fine Arts, Berlin, 1892, Ecole Nationale des Beaux Arts, Paris, 1902.

Career

Came to the United States, 1892, naturalized, 1898. Began as architectural designer in Chicago, 1892. In private practice, 1898-1902.

Designer for Eagan & Prindeville, 1902. Designer and associate of J. Milton Dyer, Cleveland, 1902-1903, F. J. Oesterling, Pittsburgh, 1903-1905. Practiced as Kiehnel & Elliott, in Pittsburgh, 1906-1928, Miami office since 1917.

Works

  • Editor of Florida Architecture and Allied Arts, 1935-1942.

Membership

Fellow) The American Institute of Architects. Member Florida Association of Architects. Mason (32°, Shriner, K.T.).

Clubs: Century of Miami.

Connections

Married Jessie Mayer, May 5, 1915.

father:
Edward Kiehnel

mother:
Matilda (Spreuer) Kiehnel

spouse:
Jessie Mayer