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Architect

William Aiken Carlisle, American Architect. Served with United States Army, 1942-1945. Fellow American Institute of Architects (director 1972-1974, South Carolina. president 1953); member Clemson Architectural Foundation (president 1964), Columbia Chamber of Commerce of C. (past vice president), Forest Lake Country Club (past president), Sertoma Club (past president).

Background

Carlisle, William Aiken was born on July 11, 1918 in West Point, Georgia, United States. Son of Aiken Rast and Sara Allen (Lane) Carlisle.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Architecture, Clemson University, 1939.

Career

Draftsman, R.R. Markley, American Institute of Architects, Durham, North Carolina architect, Durham, 1939-1940; chief draftsman, area engineer, Fort Jackson, South Carolina., 1940-1942; vice president, LBC & W, Inc., Columbia, South Carolina., 1946-1977; chairman, Carlisle Associations (Architects-Engineers), Columbia, 1977-1989; project coordinator, South Carolina. Department Commerce, Columbia, since 1992; interim director aero division, Department of Commerce, Columbia, South Carolina. Secretary-treasurer State Board Architectural Examiners, 1968-1978.

Chairman advisory com.to State Fire Marshal, 1966-1979. President National Architectural Accreditation Board, 1983. Director National Council Architectural Registration Bds., 1974-1977.

Member Executive Committee Governor's Management Review Committee, 1972.

Politics

A believer should support social climates, in which human communities are maintained and strengthened for the sake of all persons and their growth.

Views

Every individual should try to be open to others and willing to be changed. Therefore, community members should meet regularly in order to open their hearts, share their knowledge, thoughts and experience.

Membership

Served with United States Army, 1942-1945. Fellow American Institute of Architects (director 1972-1974, South Carolina. president 1953). Member Clemson Architectural Foundation (president 1964), Columbia Chamber of Commerce of C. (past vice president), Forest Lake Country Club (past president), Sertoma Club (past president).

Connections

Married Ruth Davidson, February 17, 1945. Children: Mettauer Lee, Carolyn Lane, Thomas Aiken, James Timmerman, Margaret Elizabeth.

father:
Aiken Rast Carlisle

mother:
Sara Allen (Lane) Carlisle

spouse:
Ruth Davidson

child:
Thomas Aiken Carlisle

child:
James Timmerman Carlisle

child:
Mettauer Lee Carlisle

child:
Margaret Elizabeth Carlisle

child:
Carolyn Lane Carlisle