Historical records matching Robert Robey Garvey, Jr.
About Robert Robey Garvey, Jr.
Robert Garvey Dies; Was Noted Preservationist The Washington Post The Washington Post January 3, 1997 | Copyright
Robert Robey Garvey, Jr., 75, a former executive director for the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation who had been widely recognized as an international preservation expert, died of respiratory failure Dec. 28, 1997 at his home in Emerald Isle, N.C. He had lived in the Washington area from 1960 to 1992.
Mr. Garvey, a North Carolina native, attended Davidson College. During World War II, he saw combat with the Marine Corps in the South Pacific Theater and received the Distinguished Flying Cross for his service. After the war, he returned to North Carolina and became executive director of Old Salem Inc., a preservation organization.
In 1960, he moved to Washington and …
Robert Robey Garvey, Jr.'s Timeline
February 16, 1921
Elkin, Surry County, North Carolina, United States
April 12, 1949
Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States
December 27, 1996
Emerald Isle, Carteret County, North Carolina, United States
Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, United States