Marion Larrimore Bradford (1929-2006)


Bradford, Marion Larrimore

Personal Information

Birth/Death:    b. 23 Sept. 1929 - d. 15 July 2006
Gender:    Male
Occupation:    American architect
Location:    Birmingham, AL

AIA Affiliation

Member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 1965-1989

Biographical Sources

American Architects Directories:
Address listed in 1970 American Architects Directory
Obituary, contributed by son Barry Bradford in 2013:
Marion L. Bradford, 76, of Vestavia Hills died Saturday, July 15, 2006 after an extended illness.
He was a member of Dawson Memorial Baptist Church. He was a successful architect in Alabama and Florida for over 45 years. He graduated from Auburn University and was an avid Tiger fan. He served his country in active duty in the US Army. He was also elected to the House of Representatives at the early age of 24 from Clarke County.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Dock and Sybil Bradford and sister, Mary. He is survived by his son, Barry Bradford of Chattanooga, TN, and his daughter, Pam Winks of Vestavia Hills, his grandchildren, Cameron Bradford of Chattanooga, TN, and Sheldon Winks of Vestavia Hills, his brother and sisters, Ralph Bradford of Saraland, AL, Mary Lovell of Atlanta, Joann Holliday of Mobile, AL and Betty Franklin of Mobile; AL; brothers-in-law, Ken Lovell, Norman Holliday, and Gerald Franklin, and daughter-in-law, Becki Bradford of Chattanooga, TN, son-in-law Jay Winks of Vestavia Hills, and numerous nieces and nephews.
A loving father and grandfather, he will be greatly missed by all of them and by his many friends.
Visitation was Tuesday, July 18 at 11 a.m. and the service was at noon at Ridout's Valley Chapel in Homewood.

Related Records

Archival Holdings

The American Institute of Architects Archives
      Membership file contains membership application with correspondence about architects' roles working for engineering firms.