Architect. Born– Dec. 7, 1898, York, Ala. Parents– Benjamin Washington and Mary Emma (Bragg) Lancaster. Married– Minnie Lucile Morgan, June 30, 1922. Children– Two. Education– Alabama Polytechnic Institute, B.S., 1920; class poet and art editor, 1919-1920, and awarded several gold medals for scholarship. Worked as a practicing architect; taught, Alabama Polytechnic Institute, 1942-1945; acting dean, School of Architecture and Allied Arts, 1943-1944; served on state boards and commissions; joined the firm of Sherlock, Smith, and Adams in Montgomery and served as chief architect for the firm, 1951-1957, as well as representing the firm doing defense work in Europe; established his own firm with his son in 1960. Member– several professional organizations; Georgia Writers Association; Alabama Writers Conclave. Died June 1981.


Grove’s Alabama Lives.


Applesauce in Season; Poems, Lyrics, Verse. Montgomery, Ala.; Walker Printing Co., 1946.