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GOW, Keith Ewart

Born: 1919 10 02

Architect

SACA:
Reg No: 1045
Year registered: 1948

BA(Arch)(Cape), MIA, ARIBA

Born in Rondebosch, Cape, son of John Gow. Educated at Rondebosch Boys’ High School. Studied architecture at the University of Cape Town School of Architecture. Served as Captain in the Union Defence Force in the Middle Easter and Italian campaigns of WW2. Married Elizabeth Calderwood nee Becker in 1943 06 23 by whom he had two sons and a daughter. In 1965 he is recorded as past-president of the Natal Provincial Institute of Architects. From before 1959 until after 1969 he was in partnership with CHD HOWES (cf KEITH GOW & HOWES). He was Vice-Presidents-in-Chief of the South African Institute of Architects in 1968-69, and Presidents-in-Chief in 1969-70.

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 GOW

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 91, 220

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 93, 180

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 267

SAWW & Wooten & Gibson. 1963. Who's Who of Southern Africa 1963. Johannesburg: Wooten & Gibson (Pty) Ltd. pp 335

SAWW & Gibson, PJ (Managing Editor). 1965. Who's Who of southern Africa 1965. Johannesburg: Combined Publishers. pp 358