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Donald Alan Schon

I12911   Male 1930 - 1997  (66 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document    Has 6 ancestors and 4 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Donald Alan Schon 
    Born 19 Sep 1930  Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Sep 1997  Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age 66 years 
    Buried Aft 13 Sep 1997  Sharon Memoral Park, 40 Dedham Street, Sharon, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Donald Alan Schon (1930 - 1997) Find A Grave Memorial
    Donald Alan Schon (1930 - 1997) Find A Grave Memorial
    Oldest Known Ancestors
    Paternal Line: Marcus David Henry Schon
              b. 7 Jan 1897
              d. 5 Feb 1975
    Maternal Line: Ida Slobin
    Person ID I12911  MyMispoche
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2016 

    Father Marcus David Henry Schon
              b. 7 Jan 1897
              d. 5 Feb 1975  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Ancestors Anne M. Mason
              b. 25 Jun 1900, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 12 Mar 2005, Brookline, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 104 years) 
    Children
    +1. Donald Alan Schon
              b. 19 Sep 1930, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 13 Sep 1997, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     
    Family ID F4516  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Spouse / Partner Nancy Quint 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Ellen Schon
    Married: 1x2. Andrew Schon
    Married: 1x3. Elizabeth Schon
     4. Susan Schon
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2016 
    Family ID F4517  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    1. [S806] Find a Grave, (http://www.findagrave.com/).
      Birth: Sep. 19, 1930
      Boston
      Suffolk County
      Massachusetts, USA
      Death: Sep. 13, 1997
      Boston
      Suffolk County
      Massachusetts, USA
      Age 66 - Son of Ann Mason Schon. Husband for 45 years of Nancy Quint Schon, sculptor of the famous bronze duck and ducklings in the Boston Public Garden.
      Professor Emeritus of urban studies and planning, as well as organizational consultant, philosopher, former government administrator and director of a nonprofit social research organization, died after a seven-month illness.
      From 1957-63, he worked at the firm Arthur D. Little, Inc., where he formed the New Product Group in the Research and Development Division. Under the Kennedy administration, he was appointed director of the Institute for Applied Technology in the National Bureau of Standards at the Department of Commerce, where he continued through 1966.
      His first of numerous books, Displacement of Concepts, was first published in 1963.
      He began his MIT career in 1968, when he was named a visiting professor. In 1972, he was appointed Ford Professor of Urban Studies and Education at MIT. From 1990-92, he served as chair of the Department of Urban Studies and Planning. At the time of his death, he was Ford Professor Emeritus and senior lecturer in the School of Architecture and Planning.
      Survived by his mother; his wife; four children, Ellen Schon and her husband Steve Marcus, Andrew Schon and his wife Jill, Elizabeth Schon Vainer and husband Gadi, and Susan Schon; and eight grandchildren.
      Family links:
      Parents:
      Ann M. Mason Schon (1900 - 2005)
      Burial:
      Sharon Memorial Park
      Sharon
      Norfolk County
      Massachusetts, USA
      Created by: Mom
      Record added: Nov 03, 2015
      Find A Grave Memorial# 154565425