Jack Boyd Buckley

Businessperson, Military Person

1926 – 2007

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Who was Jack Boyd Buckley?

Jack Boyd Buckley was a civil engineer and building consultant based in Houston, Texas. He played a major role in the construction of numerous high-rise buildings and amusement parks throughout the world, including Pennzoil Place and Greenway Plaza in Houston, and was involved in the design of the air conditioning system of the Astrodome. His son, James Sartwelle Buckley, said that his father had a role in the mechanical design of 11 of the 100 tallest buildings in the world, and 25 percent of the tallest buildings in the United States. In addition to air conditioning, Buckley's expertise was in electrical systems. Buckley also helped to write many national engineering standards and building codes and served accordingly as chairman of the Houston General Appeals Board and the Engineer's Council of Houston.

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Born
Feb 6, 1926
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Rice University
Lived in
  • Fort Wayne
  • Texas
Died
Oct 9, 2007

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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