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magazine editor , Architectural consultant

Richard Laurens Critz, American magazine editor, architectural consultant. appointed chairman 5th World Conference on Primulas to be held in 1992, 1987. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1941-1945. Member American Institute of Architects, American Society Church Architecture (treasurer 1970-1973, board directors 1972-1975), Association Creative Change, American Rock Garden Society, Phi Mu Alpha.

Background

Critz, Richard Laurens was born on June 6, 1922 in Starkville, Mississippi, United States. Son of Harry Turner and Ethelyn Lucile (Ferguson) Critz.

Education

Student, Northwestern University, 1941. Student, Mississippi State University, 1941. Bachelor of Architecture, Yale, 1949.

Master of Divinity, Drew Theological Seminary, 1959.

Career

Draftsman Wilson, Morris, Crain & Anderson, Architects, Houston, 1949-1952. Staff architect William B. Tabler, Associate, New York City, 1952-1955. Pastor Califon Methodist Church, Califon, New Jersey, 1958-1960.

Consultant architect department architecture Board Missions, Methodist Church, Philadelphia, 1960-1968. Architectural consultant to churches, 1968-1973. Editor Your Church magazine, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, 1973-1977.

Director design, consultant architect Total Design Inc., 1978-1981. Organizer, president, public, co-editor Vine Life Publications, Inc., 1978-1981. Editor Quarterly of America Primula Society, 1982-1990, American Conifer Society Bulletin, 1984-1986.

Associate Business Design Group, 1985-1989. President BDG Architects, Inc., Philadelphia, since 1989.

Religion

Salvation is achieved through profound believe in God.

Politics

When peaceful alternatives to resolve the conflict failed, the use of force may be the only option to check aggression or genocide.

Views

Every Christian should study the Bible that contains a variety of inspirational and thoughtful ideas in the field of history, law, and poetry.

Membership

Served with United States Army Air Force, 1941-1945. Member American Institute of Architects, American Society Church Architecture (treasurer 1970-1973, board directors 1972-1975), Association Creative Change, American Rock Garden Society, Phi Mu Alpha.

Connections

Married Carolyn Anne Herrick, January 17, 1948. Children– Martha Carolyn (Mistress Tom Decembrino), Carl Herrick.

father:
Harry Turner Critz

mother:
Ethelyn Lucile (Ferguson) Critz

spouse:
Carolyn Anne Herrick

child:
Martha Carolyn Critz (Mistress Tom Decembrino)

child:
Carl Herrick Critz