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Born: 5/17/1908, Died: 2/1987

Born in Staunton, VA, Nathan Cronheim graduated from Philadelphia's Central High School before completing a B.S. in architectural engineering at Pennsylvania State College in 1931. After completing his degree, Cronheim entered the office of Howe & Lescaze as a draftsman, remaining there until 1933. Cronheim then joined the office of Kastner & Stonorov for approximately a year. In 1946, Cronheim established a partnership with engineer Leonard Weger; Cronheim & Weger continued until 1966. The following year, Cronheim formed Cronheim & Kuo with engineer Joseph D. Kuo. Cronheim joined the national AIA in 1939. He was a member of the Philadelphia Chapter, and a member of the Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers. Cronheim taught in the Towne School of Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania in 1943-1944.

Written by Rima M. Girnius, and Emily T. Cooperman.

Clubs and Membership Organizations

  • American Institute of Architects (AIA)
  • Philadelphia Chapter, AIA
  • Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers

School Affiliations

  • Pennsylvania State University

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