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Architect , educator

Thomas Henry Klausmeyer, American Architect, educator. Licensed architect, Illinois. University of Illinois Ryerson scholar, 1954, Allenton Travelling fellow, 1952, Ricker Thesis prize, 1950. First lieutenant United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946. Member American Institute of Architects, Society Architectural Historians, National Planning Association, American Hospital Association, Tau Beta Pi.

Background

Klausmeyer, Thomas Henry was born on October 19, 1921 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Otto Henry and Lillian Marie (Couch) Klausmeyer.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, 1947; Bachelor of Science in Aerospace/Agricultural/Architectural/Aeronautical Engineering, Bachelor of Science in Architecture, University of Illinois, 1952.

Career

President, Creative buildings Inc., Urbana, Illinois, 1952-1954; designer, project manager, Skidmore Owings & Merrill, Chicago, 1955-1958, 65-68; senior associate, Perkins & Will, Chicago, Washington, 1958-1965; participating associate, Smith Hinchman & Grylls, Detroit, 1968-1984; professor archaeology, Lawrence Technology University, Southfield, Michigan, since 1985. Director analytic planning, Smith, Hinchman & Grylls, 1972-1984.

Achievements

  • Licensed architect, Illinois.

Membership

First lieutenant United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946. Member American Institute of Architects, Society Architectural Historians, National Planning Association, American Hospital Association, Tau Beta Pi.

Connections

Married Doris Irene Pfaffenbach, May 31, 1947. Children: John Brian, William Bruce.

father:
Otto Henry Klausmeyer

mother:
Lillian Marie (Couch) Klausmeyer

spouse:
Doris Irene Pfaffenbach

child:
William Bruce Klausmeyer

child:
John Brian Klausmeyer