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GOW, Keith Ewart

Born: 1919 10 02


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.