Born in Whitehall, PA, son of Joaquim and Anna (Kutchera) Ferreira.
Education: Studied Architectural Interior Design, New York School of Fine & Applied Arts, 1949-1952; Attended Parsons School of Design, 1952; Pennsylvania State University, 1953-1954; University of Pennsylvania, 1967.
Experience: Partner, Bond & Miller Associates, Allentown, 1960-1970; Partner, Lovelace & Spillman, Bethlehem, 1952-1960; J. Ferreira Associates, Allentown, 1970-1993.
Joined national AIA, 1963; member of Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter; retired in 1993.
Community service: 1979-82, president of the Northampton Historical Society and Northampton Exchange Club, 1985-88; director of the Northampton Area Chamber of Commerce, 1978-80; and chairman of the Northampton Planning Commission, 1972-88.
Emily T. Cooperman,
Rima M. Girnius, and
Sandra L. Tatman.
Clubs and Membership Organizations
- Knights of Columbus
- Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter, AIA
- American Institute of Architects (AIA)
- American Society of Interior Designers
- University of Pennsylvania
- Pennsylvania State University
- New York School of Fine & Applied Arts
- Parsons School of Design
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