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DEININGER, George. (Wausau, WI, May 31, 1923--Dubuque, IA, Dec. 3 1994). In 1950 Deininger became the third person to join the architectural firm of Durrant and Berquist. The partnership grew to become Durrant, Deininger, Dommer, Kramer, Gordon which was changed to DURRANT GROUP (THE), Inc. where he served as secretary-treasurer. The corporation was an umbrella organization for Durrant Architects Inc., Durrant Engineers Inc. and Durrant Construction Management. (1)

Active in civic matters, Deininger held memberships in the United Way, Girl Scouts' Board of Directors, Chamber of Commerce, and DUBUQUE MAIN STREET, LTD. He served as a member of the president's council for CLARKE COLLEGE and the UNIVERSITY OF DUBUQUE, chairman of Dubuque's transit board, and headed efforts to organize the bus system. He also served on the board of KEY CITY BANK AND TRUST COMPANY, DUBUQUE BANK AND TRUST COMPANY, Stone Hill Development Corporation, and adjustment when the city building code was rewritten. Deininger was a member of the delegation that successfully lobbied in Washington, D.C., for the construction of the FLOODWALL. He was a member of the city transit board and board of adjustment. (2)



1. Blocker, Sue, "George Deininger," Telegraph Herald, April 27, 1987, p. 7

2. Ibid.