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consultant , architecture educator

Robert Warren Heck, American architecture educator, consultant. Recipient Preservation award for education Foundation for History Louisiana, 1975; grantee in field.

Background

Heck, Robert Warren was born on October 14, 1924 in Des Moines. Son of Edward James and Florence (Langmade) Heck.

Education

Bachelor of Architecture, University Notre Dame, 1949. Master in Architecture, Columbia University, 1962.

Career

Instructor architectural design University Florida, Gainesville, 1949-1951. Assistant professor Auburn University, 1951-1954. Assistant professor architectural design and theory Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 1955-1959, associate professor, 1959-1965, professor, 1965-1979, alumni professor, 1979-1986, retired.

Architectural history consultant R.W. Heck, since 1970. Director Louisiana State University London-Florence, 1975-1985.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Historic Baton Rouge, 1970, Historic Alexandria, 1973. Contributing author: The Cajuns: Essays on Their History and Culture, 1978.

Membership

Member History Preservation and Cultural Commission State of Louisiana, 1968-1971. President Foundation for History Louisiana, Baton Rouge, 1968-1972. Member review committee National Register for Historic Places, 1972-1980.

Served with United States Army, 1943-1944. Member Society Architectural Historians, Association Collegiate Schools of Architecture.

Connections

Married Evelyn Louise McKinley, September 1, 1952. Children: Robert Gregory, Paul Anthony, Catherine Fleming.

father:
Edward James Heck

mother:
Florence (Langmade) Heck

spouse:
Evelyn Louise McKinley

child:
Paul Anthony Heck

child:
Catherine Fleming Heck

child:
Robert Gregory Heck