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BLACK, Elwyn Leighton

Born: 1907

Architect


BLACK, Elwyn Leighton, A.A. Dip., A.R.I.B.A., M.Inst R.A., M.I.A., Chart. Arch.; Dbn. City Ccl. 1949-56; Chair Civil Service Flying Assoc. 1932-33; Chair. Dbn. Civic Assoc. 1948-49; Chair. Town Planning Advisory Comm. 1950; Chair. Housing Comm 1950-53; Chair. Gen. Purposes Comm. 1954-56; Ccl. Rep. Harbour Advisory Brd. 1952-56; Exhibited National Academy; Illustration of work published in Journal of S.A. Inst. of Architects; papers read before Greater Dbn. Town Planning Assoc., Inst. of Mun. Gardeners & Pmburg. Tech. Coll.; Tech. articles published in S.A. & Rhod.; previously apptd. Arch. Asst. H.M. Air Ministry, H.M. Office of Works, London 1929-33; served S.A.A.F., A.U., M.E., and Union World War II, Rank Lieut.; b. 1907, C.T.; educ. Diocesan Coll., C.T., London Tutorial Classes, Arch. Assoc.; s.o.l. William BLACK, F.R.I.B.A.; m. 1932, Janet St. Clair, d.o. Wm. Furness Maxfield, 1 d. Clubs: Dbn.Country. Rec.: Fishing, Town Planning. Add: 10 Wylie Court, off Sydenham Road, Dbn.

Ref: Donaldson, K. (Ed) South African Who's Who 1957. Ken Donaldson (Pty) Ltd, Johannesburg. 1957: pg 119. Submitted by William MARTINSON.

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 BLACK

SAWW & Ken Donaldson (Pty) Ltd. 1958. South African Who's Who 1958 : An illustrated biographical sketch book of South Africans with separate sections for the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, and South West Africa. Johannesburg: Ken Donaldson (Pty) Ltd. pp 123