Canadian architectDied when: 52 years 38 days (625 months)
Star Sign: Cancer
Joseph William Storey (July 5, 1923 – August 12, 1975) was an internationally renowned architect based in Chatham, Ontario, Canada.He graduated from the University of Toronto School of Architecture in 1946.
He designed hundreds of unique homes, stores, offices, and public buildings, and many of his designs from the 1950s and 1960s are still strikingly modern today.
His working career spanned three decades, in which time he was also a popular member of Chatham city council.His dedication to his community made the profession of architecture synonymous with that of civic leadership and public service.
Storey died suddenly on his way to work in 1975 at the age of 52.The Joseph Storey Architectural Conservancy celebrates his many contributions to his home town every summer with a walking tour of homes he designed.