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Arthur Gould Odell, Jr
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Birth: Nov. 22, 1913
Concord
Cabarrus County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Apr. 21, 1988
Charlotte
Mecklenburg County
North Carolina, USA

A.G. Odell was an architect of the Internationalist perspective. His work reflected the modernist movements of the 1950's and 60's. He founded A.G. Odel and associates, an architectual Firm. Some of his well know buildings are the Blue Cross Blue Shield Building in Chapel Hill, N.C., the former Charlotte Coliseum (known by various titles over the years), and much of the campus of the early University of North Carolina Charlotte, and Ovens Auditorium. Odell and Associates received more than 75 design awards.
Odell studied at Duke University and completed his bachelors of Architectre at Cornell in 1935. He continued his studies at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris. During the Second World War he served with the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers. He was president of the American Institute of Architects, 1964-65. He receive the North Carolina Award for his work.
Raised in Concord, Cabarrus County, North Carolina, he was a son of a prominent Textile manufacturer. He was married to the former Mary Walker. They had three children: William Robinson, Alexandra Odell and Charles Alexander Odell 
 
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 Parents:
  Arthur Gould Odell (1886 - 1953)
  Grace Patterson Odell (1887 - 1943)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Walker Odell (1917 - 2002)
 
 Children:
  Infant Son Odell (1945 - 1945)*
 
 Siblings:
  Arthur Gould Odell (1913 - 1988)
  Elizabeth Odell Wright (1916 - 1981)*
  John Kay Patterson Odell (1923 - 1991)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Concord
Cabarrus County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: Odell Vault
 
Created by: Robert C. Peurifoy
Record added: Mar 16, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49839276
Arthur Gould Odell, Jr
Added by: Robert C. Peurifoy
 
Arthur Gould Odell, Jr
Added by: Robert C. Peurifoy
 
Arthur Gould Odell, Jr
Added by: Robert C. Peurifoy
 
 
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R.I.P.
- R.D. Herring
 Added: May. 6, 2013
 
 
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