John O. Merrill

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John O. Merrill
Born(1896-08-10)August 10, 1896
DiedJune 13, 1975(1975-06-13) (aged 78)
NationalityAmerican
OccupationArchitect
Awards1950 Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (FAIA)
PracticeSkidmore, Owings and Merrill

John Ogden Merrill Sr. (10 August 1896 – 13 June 1975) was an American architect and structural engineer. He was responsible for the design[1] and construction of the United States Air Force Academy campus[2] and for the development of Oak Ridge, Tennessee where the atomic bomb was developed.

He was a founding partner of the international architectural firm of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "John Merrill Sr., Architect, Dead," New York Times. June 13, 1975.
  2. Nauman, Robert Allen. (2004). On the Wings of Modernism: the United States Air Force Academy, p. 81. at Google Books
  3. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA): SOM citing Richard Guy Wilson (2009). Grove Art Online, Oxford University Press.