Clinton Harriman Cowgill

Clinton Harriman Cowgill (HMSV4)

Location: Blacksburg, VA 24060 Montgomery County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 13.786', W 80° 25.476'

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Department Head, Architectural
Engineering 1928-1956

The founder of VPI's Department of Architectural Engineering, forerunner of today's Architecture program, Clinton H. Gowgill guided the department's growth from 34 students and two professors to 229 students and 13 professors. He wrote two books on architecture and buildings; served on the Virginia State Board for Examination and Certification of Professional Engineers, Architects, and Land Surveyors; and played a significant role in planning the physical development of the campus.

Cowgill Hall completed in 1969
HM NumberHMSV4
Placed ByVPI Class of 1953
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Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 5:31pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 551042 N 4120516
Decimal Degrees37.22976667, -80.42460000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 13.786', W 80° 25.476'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 13' 47.16" N, 80° 25' 28.56" W
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Area Code(s)540, 434
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 411 Barger St, Blacksburg VA 24060, US
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