Basic Biographical Details
|Name: ||Joseph John Tough |
|Designation: ||Architect |
|Born: ||1870 |
|Died: ||15 August 1927 |
|Bio Notes: ||Joseph John Tough was born in Kilcreggan in 1870, the son of Robert Tough, engineer's draughtsman. and his wife Jane Dalton He was articled to William Leiper in Glasgow in July 1888 and remained with him as an assistant, attending classes at Glasgow School of Art, the Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College and Greenock School of Art. He joined the partnership of Stewart & Alexander (James B Stewart and James Montgomerie Alexander) in 1899, the firm then becoming Stewart, Tough & Alexander. |
Tough was admitted LRIBA in the mass intake of 20 July 1911, proposed by John Bennie Wilson and the Glasgow Institute of Architects.
He died ion 15 August 1927. He was single. The practice was continued under the existing title of Stewart, Tough & Alexander.
Private and Business Addresses
|The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:|
| ||Address||Type||Date from||Date to||Notes|
|2, Hamilton Street, Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland||Business||1911 *|| || |
|18, Grafton Terrace, Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland||Private||1911 *|| || |
* earliest date known from documented sources.
Employment and Training
|The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):|
| ||Name||Date proposed||Notes|
|John Bennie Wilson||20 July 1911||for Licentiateship - as President of the Glasgow Institute of Architects|
Buildings and Designs
|The following archives hold material relating to this architect:|
| ||Source||Archive Name||Source Catalogue No.||Notes|
|H M Register House||Death Register|| || |
|RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert Museum||RIBA Nomination Papers|| ||L v21 no1636|