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Architect

Wendell Vernon Locke, American architect. Named Distinguished Alumnus Oklahoma State University, 1979.

Background

Locke, Wendell Vernon was born on August 19, 1924 in Douglas, Kansas, United States. Son of Noel Corbet and Francis Meryl (McNutt) Locke.

Education

Bachelor, Oklahoma State University, 1950. Bachelor of Architecture, Oklahoma State University, 1953.

Career

President Locke Wright Associates, Inc., Oklahoma City, from 1962. Guest lecturer University Oklahoma, since 1964. Special consultant George Peabody College Teachers, 1974.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Projects included in 46 national exhibits and 16 national magazines (recipient 8 national design awards.).

Membership

Board governors Oklahoma State University Development Foundation, 1974-1980. Served with United States Army, World World War II, also. Served with United States Army, Korean Conflict.

Fellow American Institute of Architects (president Oklahoma chapter 1978, chairman national committee on architecture for education 1975, member 4 national design juries). Member Council Educational Facility Planners International (board directors 1975-1978, president-electrical 1979, president 1980-1981), Oklahoma State University Alumni Association (national president 1987-1988), Higher Education Alumni Council Oklahoma (president 89-90, 90-91—), Board Governors License Architects and Landscape Architects Oklahoma Lodges: Rotary (governor district 575 1986-1987).

Connections

Married Thyra June Shattuck, November 27, 1947. Children– Diane Adele Siegman, Jeanne Sharon Millican, Anita Sue Haftek, Betty Karen Weems. Married Wilburta Cartwright Arnold, December 20, 1975.

father:
Noel Corbet Locke

mother:
Francis Meryl (McNutt) Locke

spouse:
Thyra June Shattuck

spouse:
Wilburta Cartwright Arnold

child:
Diane Adele Siegman Locke

child:
Jeanne Sharon Millican Locke

child:
Anita Sue Haftek Locke

child:
Betty Karen Weems Locke