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Raymond Kerr, AIA (1891-1943)

Born: Pendleton, Indiana
Training: Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, B.A. Architecture 1917
Oklahoma License: 1925-1943
Tulsa Practice: 1925-1944


  • Manual Arts School (Manual Arts Building), southwest corner 9th and Cincinnati (1922, W. H. Wolaver and R. Kerr, Associated Architects)
  • Webster High School, 1929 West 40th Street (1938, J. D. Forsyth, W. H. Wolaver, and R. Kerr, Associated Architects; A. M. Atkinson, Supervising Architect)
  • Residence, 2664 East 37th Street
  • Rayburn Foster Residence, Bartlesville, Oklahoma
  • R. Kerr designed prefabricated porcelain filling stations for major oil companies at Dressler Engineering. He designed numerous schools and residences while working for L. I. Shurnway. His grandson, Practicing Tulsa architect Stephen E. Brown, AIA, was granted on special request Kerr’s original license number.