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MURRAY, Alexander Hammell

Born: 1906 01 23
Died: ?

Architect

SACA:
Reg No: 626
Year registered: 1936

ARIBA 1936

Worked in Johannesburg from 1928; he was probably born in Australia where he trained, attending Telford S Martin's Architectural School in Sydney from 1923 to 1924. He entered the Diploma Architectural course from 1925 to 1928 at Sydney Technical College. From 1924 to 1927 he was employed as a junior draughtsman with SP Woodford, MIA, Sydney, and also with Peddle, Thorp & Walker, Sydney. In 1928 he came to South Africa and was employed as a senior assistant by REID, W & CW in Johannesburg where he remained until 1933. From 1933 to 1936 he was chief assistant to REID & MARTIN, Johannesburg, enrolling as a probationer of the RIBA in 1933 and undertaking private study based on the syllabus of the School of Architecture, University of the Witwatersrand. He was elected an Associate membership of the RIBA in 1936, his papers signed by KEF GARDINER. In 1959 he was a partner in the practice REID, MARTIN, MURRAY & TELFORD at 9th Floor Annan House, Commissioner Street, (Box 3644), Johannesburg.

(ARIBA nom papers (1936) 6104; ISAA mem list)

Publ: Shell house, Johannesburg, SAAR Aug 1932:212-13, ill

All truncated references not fully cited in 'References' are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.

Books citing MURRAY

ISAA. 1959. The Yearbook of the Institute of South African Architects and Chapter of SA Quantity Surveyors 1958-1959 : Die Jaarboek van die Instituut van Suid-Afrikaanse Argitekte en Tak van Suid-Afrikaanse Bourekenaars 1958-1959. Johannesburg: ISAA. pp 94, 189

ISAA. 1969. The Yearbook of the Institute of South African Architects and Chapter of SA Quantity Surveyors 1968-1969 : Die Jaarboek van die Instituut van Suid-Afrikaanse Argitekte en Tak van Suid-Afrikaanse Bourekenaars 1968-1969. Johannesburg: ISAA. pp 98, 126