Affleck, Raymond Tait

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Affleck, Raymond Tait

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Canadian architect. Raymond Tait Affleck was born in Penticton, British Columbia, November 20, 1922. He received his B.Arch. from McGill University in 1947 then did graduate work at the Eidgenossische Technische Hochscule (Zurich) in 1948. He married Betty Ann Henley in 1950. They had five children: four sons and one daughter. After working for McDougall Smith and Fleming (1948-50) and Vincent Rother, Montreal (1950-51), he became principal in the firm R.T. Affleck in 1952. In 1955 the firm became Affleck Desbarats Dimakopolous Lebensold Sise, where he remained until his death (March 15, 1989). He was a Fellow in the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (1965) and an Academician in the Royal Academy of Arts (1967). Awards: Massey Medal - 1961, 1964, 1967, 1970 ; Canadian Centennial Medal - 1967 ; RAIC Gold Medal (posthumously) - 1989.


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