|Birth Day:||June 2, 1929|
|Birth Place:||Brooklyn, United States|
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During the 1950s, he served in the U.S. Navy's Civil Engineer Corps. He later graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in architecture; in 1970, he co-founded a Massachusetts architectural firm.
Juster was born on June 2, 1929, in New York City. His father, Samuel Juster, was Jewish and born in Romania, and became an architect through a correspondence course. His mother, Minnie Silberman, came from a Polish Jewish background. His brother, Howard, became an architect as well. He studied architecture at the University of Pennsylvania.
In 1954, Juster enlisted in the Civil Engineer Corps of the United States Navy, and rose to the rank of Lieutenant Junior Grade. During one tour, to combat boredom, he began to write and illustrate a story for children, but the commanding officer later reprimanded him for it. Still, Juster also finished an unpublished satirical fairy tale called "The Passing of Irving".
Juster's children's novel, The Phantom Tollbooth, was published in 1961, with Feiffer doing the drawings. Although he enjoyed writing, his architectural career remained his primary emphasis. He served as a professor of architecture and environmental design at Hampshire College from its first trimester in 1970 until his retirement in 1992.
Juster co-founded a small architectural firm, Juster Pope Associates, in Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts, in 1970. The firm was renamed Juster Pope Frazier after Jack Frazier joined the firm in 1978.
Juster lives in Amherst, Massachusetts. His wife, Jeanne, died in October 2018. Although he has retired from architecture, he still writes. His book The Hello, Goodbye Window, published May 15, 2005, won the Caldecott Medal for Chris Raschka's illustration in 2006. The sequel, Sourpuss and Sweetie Pie, was published in 2008.
Norton was born in New York City to a Jewish family of Romanian and Polish descent. Both his father and his brother were also architects. Norton eventually settled in Amherst, Massachusetts with his wife, Jeanne.
Currently, Norton Juster is 93 years, 9 months and 27 days old. Norton Juster will celebrate 94th birthday on a Friday 2nd of June 2023. Below we countdown to Norton Juster upcoming birthday.
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