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DRIMAN, Raymond Samuel

Born: 1918 02 23

Architect

SACA:
Reg No: 1043
Year registered: 1948

Cert. Arch. (Witwatersrand).

NIA (1948); ISAA (1948).

DRIMAN was born in Durban, son of Dora and Harry Driven. He was educated at Durban Preparatory School, thereafter Hilton College. He studied architecture at the University off Natal, but sat the qualifying examinations through the University of the Witwatersrand as was the inter-institutional arrangement at the time. In the Second World War he served with the 2nd SA Divisional Signals HQ, and was taken as Prisoner of War in Tobruk. He escaped in Italy and spent fourteen months subsisting in the hills. He served on the executive of the SA Jewish Service League. He was principal in the architectural partnership styled HESKETH and DRIMAN which existed at least until 1969. He served as member of various sub-committees of the Natal Institute.

He married Valerie B Leon in 1945 by whom he had two sons and a daughter.

(Entry created from scanned entry in 'SA Jewry' (1968) sent by William MARTINSON).

Books citing DRIMAN

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 89, 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 89, 180