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Architect , consultant

Robert Evans Alexander, American architect, consultant. Recipient numerous awards for design.

Background

Alexander, Robert Evans was born on November 23, 1907 in Bayonne, New Jersey, United States. Son of Edwin Hixson and Clara (Evans) Alexander.

Education

Bachelor of Architecture, Cornell Univercity, 1930.

Career

Partner, Wilson, Merrill & Alexander, Los Angeles, 1935-1941; assistant to works manager, Lockheed Aircraft, Burbank, California, 1942-1946; owner, R.E. Alexander, Los Angeles, 1946-1949; partner, R.J. Neutra & R.E. Alexander, Los Angeles, 1949-1958; owner, R.E. Alexander F.A.I.A. & Associations, Los Angeles, 1959-1981; consultant in field, Berkeley, 1982-1992. Consultant Public Housing Administration, 1950, Government India, 1951, Government Guam, 1951-1952, Federal Housing Administration, 1958-1959, University of California San Diego, 1961-1965, California Institute Tech, 1966-1972, Claremont Colls., 1966-1976, Ministry Culture & Education Brazil,1977, Pacific Architects & Engineers, Tokyo, 1977-1978, 1983.

Works

Membership

Vice president, then president Planning Communications City of Los Angeles, 1945-1950. Board governors Town Hall City of Los Angeles, 1965-1967. President Willard Neighborhood Association, 1985-1987.

Support group leader California Convicts in Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome ward, Vacaville, 1985-1992. Board directors California Planning and Conservation League, 1961-1963. Fellow American Institute of Architects (25 Year award).

Member Southern California Chapter American Institute of Architects (vice president, president 1969-1970).

Connections

Married Eugenie Vigneron, June 13, 1931 (deceased 1952). Children: Lynne Marie, Timothy Milne. Married Mary Starbuck, August 29, 1953 (divorced March 1984).

1 child, Robert Evans II. Married Nancy Jaicks, July 28, 1984.

father:
Edwin Hixson Alexander

mother:
Clara (Evans) Alexander

spouse:
Nancy Jaicks

spouse:
Eugenie Vigneron

spouse:
Mary Starbuck

child:
Robert Evans II Alexander

child:
Timothy Milne Alexander

child:
Lynne Marie Alexander