Calhoun, Harold Eugene

Harold Eugene Calhoun was born in Texarkana, Arkansas in 1906. He attended Baylor University (1925) and Texas A & M (1926), graduating from Rice University with a B. A. in Architecture in 1932. He worked under several Houston architects before opening a practice in 1935. He served as a Lieutenant in the United States Naval Reserves during WWII, spending most of 1942 and the first half of 1943 in public works and mid 1943 through November 1945 serving as intelligence at Pearl Harbor, Tokyo, and Guam. He was a member of the Houston Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, serving as Secretary (1946) and President (1953). His firm worked on a variety of projects including schools, churches, courthouses, and medical buildings.