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John M. Dickey ’33 *35

Published in Feb. 20, 1991, issue

JOHN DICKEY died at home in Westtown, Penn., Sept. 19, 1990. John was born Jan. 9, 1911, in Chicago. He lived

in Germany and in Oxford, Penn. He prepared at Odenwald Schule in Germany, and began college at Swarthmore. He transferred to Princeton before junior year. In college he played in the University Orchestra.

John remained at Princeton to study architecture, and received his M.F.A. in 1935.

After college John worked in a number of architectural offices before forming his own partnership, Price and Dickey, in 1947. After designing buildings for the Penn. and N.J. educational systems, he became interested in restoring old buildings. Among his projects were the Walnut St. Theater and the Morris Aboretum in Philadelphia and the Frelinghuysen House in Raritan, NJ. John was a founding member of the Philadelphia chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians.

On Oct. 11, 1941, John married Harriet Hunt, in Wyoming, Penn. She died in 1982. They had three children, Samuel, Alice White, and John Jr. There are four grandchildren.

The Class of'33 has lost a distinguished member, and extends its sympathy to the family.

The Class of l933

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