Edmund Woog Dreyfuss, 68, the founder and president of Edmund W. Dreyfuss and Associates, an architectural firm here, died at his home in Washington July 9 following a stroke.
Mr. Dreyfuss was born in Washington and graduated from the old Central High School. He earned a bachelor's degree in architecture at George Washington University in 1935 and established his firm three years later.
During World War II, he enlisted in the Army Corps of Engineers and saw service in Europe. He rose to the rank of captain.
Among the many buildings he designed here are the Presidential Building on Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Thomas Circle South at Thomas Circle, NW, 400 Army-Navy Drive in Alexandria and the Executive Building at 15th and L streets NW.
He was a member of the National Capital Planning Commission and a director of the Big Brothers of America and the Kauffmann Camp. He also was a member of the Washington Hebrew Congregation, the American Institute of Architects and the advisory board of the First American Bank.
Survivors include his wife, Lorraine S. Dreyfuss, of Washington; two sons, Kenneth B., of Annapolis, and John L., of Washington, and a brother, David W., also of Washington.