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Spain, James Manly (b.1884 - d.1958)
Architect, Jackson, MS
Born in Ecru, MS. Graduated from Mississippi College with a B.A. in 1910, and an M.A. in 1916. He served for four years as Superintendent of Education of Pontotoc County and for five years as Superintendent of Education in Shelby, Bolivar Co. After taking extension classes in architectural engineering from Mississippi State, he continued his architectural education at Columbia University in NYC in 1918 and 1919. He began architectural practice in Jackson in 1921, working as a draftsman and field representative in the office of N.W. OVERSTREET, 1921-1923. He is listed in the 1922 Jackson City Directory as an architectural draftsman, residing at 1294 N. Congress with 3 children. He launched his own independent practice in 1923, and his office was listed in 1927/28 Directory at the Millsaps Building. POWELL S. HALL worked in his office off and on from 1926-1935, as Designer, Chief Draftsman, and Structural Engineer. EARL T. GILMORE began working for Spain in 1935 and continued, except for WWII, until 1954. During WWII, Spain taught Eng. Drawing and Design Geometry for a Naval V-12 Unit at Mississippi College, 1943-1945. He also served as president of the Mississippi AIA in 1943. From 1948 to his death in 1958, he was a a member of SPAIN & BIGGERS, partnering with BOYCE BIGGERS, his son-in-law, and later SPAIN, CAMPBELL, & BIGGERS. He joined the AIA in 1940. He was registered in Mississippi and Alabama, and was a deacon at First Baptist Church in Jackson (as was N.W. Overstreet). In 1956, he resided at 1001 Belhaven St., and had an office at 1511-14 Deposit Guaranty Bank Building (now AmSouth Bldg.)
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