W. Evans Buchanan

Silver Spring, Md.

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W. Evans Buchanan
W. Evans Buchanan

Year Served:
1963
Inducted into Hall of Fame:
1979
Category:
Builder/Developer
Hall of Fame Location:
60s, 1, D

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W. Evans (“Buck”) Buchanan served as NAHB President in 1963. A second-generation home builder, his father, J. Wesley Buchanan, was one of the founders of NAHB. Buchanan was the builder of NAHB’s 1962-63 Research House, a home constructed in Rockville, Md., to test new building materials and techniques. He built homes primarily in the Washington, D.C., suburbs and Cape Canaveral, Fla.