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GALLAGHER, Norman William

Born: 1895 05 28
Died: 1969

Architect

SACA:
Reg No: 40
Year registered: 1927

ATA;TPIA (1927); ISAA 1927.

Gallagher was born in Adelaide, Australia. In the First World War he saw service with the South African Forces in German South-West Africa (now Namibia) and with the ROYAL ENGINEERS in France and Flanders for which he was awarded the Military Cross. He qualified as an architect in 1919. He trained as a quantity surveyor and worked in Natal in 1921. From 1922 until about 1926/1927 he was in partnership with C SMALL (cf SMALL & GALLAGHER) in Johannesburg, during which time Small designed House Gallagher. In 1927 he became a member of the Institute of South African Architects, resigning from it shortly afterwards. In 1934 04 14 he married Dorothy May Dickinson by whom he had a son and a daughter. He applied for re-admission but the Institute decided he did not qualify for this since he was engaged in business as director of companies (see SAWW 1958). In 1959 he is recorded as a salaried member of the Transvaal Institute, in the employ of F Sage and Co (SA) (Pty) Ltd, hence some relationship with the ISAA was retained. He retired in 1963. He died in Johannesburg.

(Building Dec 1922:127; ISAA mem list; Kearney 1975-8; TAD MHG 10380/96; UNSAL)

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.

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Harvey, Greenacre & Co Ltd: 1921. Durban, KwaZulu-Natal - Architect
Hepworth Store: 1921. Durban, KwaZulu-Natal - Architect

Books citing GALLAGHER

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 90, 195

ISAA. 1927. Register of Members the Institute of South African Architects. Johannesburg: ISAA (Unpublished Record). pp G1

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 253