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 Clarence Cullimore Sr.

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Clarence Cullimore Sr.

Birth
Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois, USA
Death 3 Dec 1963 (aged 78)
Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA
Burial Bakersfield, Kern County, California, USA
Memorial ID 64952287 View Source
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An architect and instructor at Bakersfield College and taught architecture at Kern County Union High School. He wrote a series of articles for the Los Angeles Times starting in 1946. He was a Bakersfield architect of approximately 100 buildings and homes in California and Bakersfield. Including several opuolent homes on Oleander, St. Andrew's Episcopal Mission and the Family Services Laundry building, to name a few. He was very well known for designing his buildings to withstand earthquakes. His adobes are now prized as historic properties and are found in many communities in the San Joaquin Valley. In 1933, he did structural retrofitting work on adobe buildings in Long Beach as a way to help boost the economy there during the Great Depression. Author of "Old Adobes of Forgotten Fort Tejon" and "Perry's First Doctor." He was a fellow of the American Institute of Architects


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