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Male, born 1958-01-22

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Coughlin Porter Lundeen (CPL), Engineers

Professional History


Partner, Coughlin Porter Lundeen, Engineers, Seattle, WA, 1994- .

Professional Actvities

Lundeen was the co-author (with James D. Harriott) of the article "Renovation of Seattle's Historic Paramount Theatre," for the International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineers (IABSE) Reports, vol. 73, no. 1, 1995, p. 139.

Lundeen later wrote the handbook, Seismic Design and Detailing of Braced Frame Structures (1999), for the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC).

Member, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Seismic Retrofit of Existing Buildings Standards Committee. c. 2020.



Graduate, Galesburg High School, Galesburg, IL, 1976. Lundeen played football for Galesburg High in 1974 and was on the tennis team in 1975. He also played in the school band in 1975.

B.S. Civil Engineering, Bradley University, Illinois, Peoria, IL, 1980.

M.S.C.E. Structural Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, TX, 1985.

College Awards

Summa cum laude, Bradley University, Illinois, 1980.



He spent his entire childhood in Galesburg, iL, where his parents lived at 1794 Indiana Court from at least 1959 until 2005.

Lundeen lived in Houston, TX, in the mid-1980s, with his first wife, Deborah. In 1986, they had a residence at 10707 Lazy Meadows Drive in that city. (See, Source Information: U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2010, accessed 07/31/2020.)

He and his second wife, Christel, resided in the San Francisco Bay Area by 1987, living at 1898 Del Monte Court, Walnut Creek, CA. They moved to the Puget Sound Region in 1989.

Between at least 1990 and until 09/24/1996, Lundeen resided at 16117 SE 145th Place, #145, Renton, WA.


Both of Terry Lundeen's parents were educators, working in public schools in IL.

His mother was Janet Marie Olson (born 04/30/1930 in Davenport, IA-d. 11/24/2005 in Galesburg, IL). She wed George W. Lundeen (born 01/31//1928 in Rio, IL-d. 07/18/1999 in Galesburg, IL) in Cambridge, IL, on 08/08/1953. Her parents were Walter DeForrest and Gertrude Metz Olson.

She worked as a special education teacher for Abingdon, Galesburg and Knox-Warren, IL, schools between 1964 and 1985. She attended the Cambridge, IL, High School, graduating in 1948, and took coursework at the University of Illinois before transferring to Augustana College, Rock Island, IL, where she graduated in 1952.

George Lundeen, the son of Glenn Wilbur Lundeen (1906-1996) and Geneva V. Ashley (1910-2010), attended Galesburg, IL, High School, graduating tin 1945. He earned B.S. and M.S. degrees from Western Illinois University before commencing a teaching career at Galesburg Junior High and High School in about 1949. He taught for approximately five years before becoming a guidance counselor, assistant principal and athletic director at Galesburg between 1954 and 1985. He retired the same year as his wife. He was an active booster of boys' and girls' athletics in the region, serving as an administrator, volunteer and broadcaster during his life.

George and Janet had three sons: Roger Lundeen, Bruce Lundeen, and Terry.


Lundeen has married twice, His first wife was Deborah K. Lundeen (born c. 1959), whom he married on 06/13/1981. They divorced on 05/08/195 in Houston.

He wed Christel Marie Van Buskirk (born 02/05/1961 in Orange, CA-d. 05/29/2013 in Issaquah, WA). She grew up in the Orange County communities of Anaheim and Irvine, CA, and became a civil engineer like her husband, having earned BS and MS degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley (UCB). Christel worked as a structural engineer in the Bay Area until 1989, when she and her husband relocated to Seattle, where she continued to consult on construciton projects.

She passed away from cancer at the age of 52. (See Department of Health, Death Index, 1907-1960; 1965-2017 - Lundeen - Christel - M, Department of Health, Death Index, 1907-1960; 1965-2017, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives,, 07/30/2020.)


Terry and Christel had two sons, Taylor Lundeen and Christopher Lundeen.

Biographical Notes

Terry Lundeen grew up in a Methodist household in Galesburg, IL.

Volunteer, Swedish Cancer Institute, Seattle, WA, 2014- . According to the Swedish Cancer Institute's web site in 2020: "Terry created the Christel Lundeen Serve for Swedish Tennis Fest in memory of his late wife. The event raises funds to support the Dr Hank Kaplan Research Fund and the Patient Assistance Fund at the Swedish Cancer Institute." (See, "Swedish Foundation Board of Governors," accessed 07/29/2020.)

Chair, Swedish Cancer Institute’s Development Council, Seattle, WA, c. 2020.

Member, Swedish Cancer Institute, Board of Governors, Seattle, WA, c. 2020.

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